The raging fire which happened at the early hours of today is said to have affected buildings close to the station.
Although the cause of the fire is yet unknown at the time of this report, witnesses say a fuel-Laden tanker suddenly started discharging its products and bursted into flames.
It was learnt that firefighters are close to the scene to quench the fire.
More details later…
NNPC Gas Station, Ore-Meji Bus Stop along Alagbole – Akute road on fire
Emergency responders are urged to race to the location 🙏🙏🙏
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VIDEO: NNPC Petrol Station On Fire In Lagos
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06/03/2021: NNPC fuel-Laden tanker bursted in flames at the NNPC Filling Station at Alagbole- Akute Road, Ogun-State.
Fire Service and
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency are on ground to extinguish the inferno@channelstv @punch #Alagbole #Akute @OgunTV @lagostelevision pic.twitter.com/oH3uRX2fJw
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KanyiDaily had also reported how a gas plant explosion left several person dead and many badly injured in Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State.