Fire outbreak near Kaduna refinery leaves two injured

Fire outbreak at a truck park near Kaduna refinery, on Thursday, left two persons injured and two petroleum tankers burnt.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said in a statement that the fire did not affect the operations of the refinery in anyway.

The acting Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, NNPC, Dr. Omar Ibrahim, explained in the statement that the park, where the fire incident occurred, was some distance away from the Kaduna refinery complex.

He said, “We, therefore, urge members of the public not to engage in panic buying as neither production nor distribution of petroleum products from the refinery was affected in anyway by the fire incident.

“The two persons, who sustained injuries in the incident, are currently receiving treatment at our clinic. Investigations have commenced to determine the cause of the fire.”

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