By Joel Grandball,
Passengers and goods worth millions of naira coming from Onitsha Market in Anambra State were all rescued as a popular transport line vehicle burst into flames.
The fire incident occurred at 7.20 pm Iwhre-Ovie junction, Ughelli in Ughelli North local Government Area of Delta State it was gathered.
According one of the fire fighter who helped to put off the fire, “I was coming from work when I saw people using water to quench the fire and I have to park my car and use my fire extinguisher.
The good Samaritan who gave his Engr. Benjamin Oruowho Odio said, “This Agofure Bus was coming from Onitsha with goods & passengers caught fire at Iwhre-Ovie Junction Ughelli.
“With series of fire fighting training I have passed through, I was enable to fight the fire successfully with used of the fire extinguisher from the main source of the fire (Experience is the best teacher).
“People were pouring water from different angle all to no vain and with the way were taught in fire fighting, one must go to the source which I did and eventually the fire was put off.
“But the most important thing, there was no lost of lives and the goods are all intact because while I was doing my job, other people were busy rescuing the passengers and and goods from the vehicle”. Odio stated.