There has been a fire outbreak at popular Master Energy fuel station in Umuahia, the capital city of Abia state. The fire started around 10, on Saturday morning.
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The cause of the fire is yet to be fully ascertain, but eyewitness revealed that it was from a petrol tanker that was discharging it’s contents.
The state firefighters were prompt to respond to the 911 call, they were seen trying to control the fire from spreading to nearby buildings.
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The fire caused panic in the area as vehicles were temporarily abandoned within the filling station.
People those living close to the scene fled to avoid being caught up in the explosion.