Just In: Moka Energy Fuel Station Along Entebbe Road Has Caught FirešŸ”„

Just In: Moka Energy Fuel Station Along Entebbe Road Has Caught FirešŸ”„

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By Our ReporterĀ 

Entebbe: Police fire fighters along Entebbe road are currently battling with fire flames that burst at Moka Energy Petrol Station today evening.

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According to an eye witness who was on scene at the time of the fire outbreak, the incident paralysed Entebbe road traffic which is known to be longer in the evening rush hours.

ā€œMoka energy petrol station in Kitala Entebbe Road has caught fire and paralysed traffic around the area. Police fire Fighters are currently battling the flames,ā€ an eye witness said.

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The cause of the fire remains unknown, atleast by the time we filed this report.

Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire, has since confirmed this, after releasing a statement reading thus;

Police at Entebbe Municipality have today (21.09.2020) at around 05:40 PM, put out a fire that broke out at Moka Energy Petrol station located at Kitala Garuga Road. Two fire tenders arrived at the scene and were able to contain the fire from spreading any further.

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Preliminary investigations show that the fire could have started from one truck (Canter ) which was loading fuel in jerrycans that were to be transported to a landing site.
The fire later spread to sedan car before it was extinguished by our officers. No casualties have been registered”.

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