Fire outbreak causes loss of tankers and serious traffic gridlock at the Ekpan Tankers Park in Warri.

A number of tankers carrying petrol have been
razed in a fire outbreak » at the Ekpan Tankers Park near the Warri Refinery in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.

The inferno reportedly started at about 7pm on Friday, September 30 and was still raging at about 10am on Saturday, October 1.
The Delta State Fire Service joined forces with the Nigeria Gas Company and Chevron and are still battling to put off the fire.

As the fire rages on » , many residents of the area have reportedly fled their homes, causing heavy traffic along the express.

Stay with us as the story develops.

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