A popular service area, Olarem filling station, in Basorun area, Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday morning has been gutted by fire.
The fire incident, it was gathered started early morning on Friday with a tanker parked within the premises of the petrol station exploded, causing panic in the area.
As of the time of this report, Fire fighters in Oyo state had arrived at the scene and are currently battling with the inferno.
Recently, filling stations catching fire seems to be a recurring issue. A major fire disaster was averted on Tuesday as a fuel tanker went up in flames at a popular filling station, SAO, in Ibadan.
The filling station, located at Falana area, Challenge, Ibadan, was almost razed when a tanker offloading its content exploded, causing part of the station to be engulfed.
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