- A petrol station at Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region has exploded.
- Fire gutted the filling station on Tuesday, November 13, 2018
- One person has suffered severe burns and is currently undergoing treatment
The Excel fuel station at Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region, which is located on the main Kumasi-Techiman road was gutted by fire on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known but an individual who was assisting the driver of the tanker in offloading the fuel, suffered serious burns and was rushed to the hospital for treatment.
According to reports, a diesel tanker and other properties running into thousands of cedis belonging to the station were razed by the fire.
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The report stated that the fire started around 3pm after the tanker made an attempt to offload diesel.
Meanwhile, fire fighters from Wenchi, Nkoranza and Techiman stations battled the blaze for several hours.
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