What fire did at Ubakala junction Umuahia

Abia state fire service is warning people to stop hawking petroleum products as they confirmed that several shops and cars were damaged Thursday night following an inferno that engulfed at the popular Ubakala junction in Umuahia South LGA, Abia State. 
An eyewitnesses who pleaded anonymity told National Watch correspondent that the fire emanated from a shop where diesel and other petroleum products were stored by a roadside petroleum trader. 
Eye witnesses revealed that the unnamed petrol dealer had unknowingly took candlelight to one of the container shops where the petroleum products were stored, leading to a fire outbreak, which affected all the cars parked in a nearby mechanic workshop, as well as nearby shops.
Meanwhile, the fire prevention officer, Abia state fire service, Mr Chukwuemeka Okezie after visiting the scene told National Watch that one person sustained injury, while shops, as well as other valuebkes around were painfully affected. 
He added that their office got a distressed call some minutes past 9pm on Thursday night and dispatched their men who assisted to stop the fire from further damages.

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