VEHICLE FIRE INCIDENT NEAR ARMY GATE ONITSHA, ALONG ONITSHA-AWKA EXPRESSWAY, ANAMBRA

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FIRST INFORMATION REPORT ON VEHICLE FIRE INCIDENT NEAR ARMY GATE ONITSHA, ALONG ONITSHA-AWKA EXPRESSWAY TODAY 04/07/2020.

At about 11.15am today Saturday 4 July, 2020 a blue coloured Volkswagen Golf with registration number FU935LND reportedly went up in flames, near Army Gate Onitsha, along Onitsha-Awka expressway.

2. The Fire which was reported to have been caused by some mechanical faults in the vehicle, was arrested by operatives of Anambra State Fire Service. No injury and no death recorded. The driver who was the only victim is yet to be identified. FRSC personnel from Upper-Iweka Outpost have cordoned off the area and diverted traffic to ensure free flow and other traffic management.

3. The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State, *CC Andrew A. Kumapayi* admonishes drivers and vehicle owners to always check and service their vehicles regularly and ensure they are in good working condition before embarking on any trip. He also advises motorists to keep “recommended” fire extinguishers handy in their vehicles.

RC Pascal A. Anigbo
Sector Public Education Officer
For: Sector Commander
Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra State.

 

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