Fire broke out at Heritage filling station located along Iwofe road in Port Harcourt, on Tuesday morning.

Details are still sketchy, however, it was gathered that distress calls have been sent to the State Fire Service.


  1. Fire outbreaks at filling stations has been on increase and should be a major concern to all relevant authorities and stakeholders. Most of the fire outbreaks were caused by poor attitudes and neglect to safety rules and regulations by the station owners. It’s advisable that steps must be taking to avert the situation. All filling station owners must raise their level of compliance to rules and regulations on safety, and in the conduct of their workers.


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