By Spy Uganda
The Police at Kabalagala registered a fire outbreak at Vivo Energy Uganda depot located along 7th Street industrial area.
The incident happened at about 5PM on Wednesday, but the fire was put out fast by the Vivo energy team and Police fire prevention and Rescue Services.
Cause of the fire is still unknown, but 5 people were injured and are currently receiving treatment at International Hospital Kampala.
“More details on what could have caused the fire will be provided as our teams are now on ground trying to gather more facts,” says police.
Meanwhile, Vivo Energy in its statement released this evening confirming the fire outbreak and said it had been obtained.
“Vivo Energy’s stringent emergency procedures were activated immediately and the fire has been contained within the location. We are working closely with the relevant authorities to respond to the incident and investigate the situation,” the company said in a statement released to media.
However, they were unable to reveal the extent of the damage caused by the fire or if any persons were harmed by the incident.
“We are currently unable to give any more details, however we will issue further information when possible.” the statement further reads.