Fire outbreak at Aminu Kano International Airport

Aminu Muhammed, Kano

Two technicians were reportedly injured as the Aviation Fuel station attached to the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) this morning guts fire.

An eyewitness who spoke with our correspondent on condition of anonymity, said that the fire incident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. as they noticed thick smoke emanating from the fuel station.“We noticed thick flames  from the station. We quickly alerted the fire fighters at the airport who instantly rushed to the scene and  the fire.”

However, it was gathered that two technicians at the station were injured in their attempt to put off the fire.
At the time of filling in this report, the fire has been successfully contained after 30 minutes battle by the airport fire fighters.

Several efforts made to contact the airport officials for comment over the incident proved abortive, while a security personnel at the airport who does not want his name on print confirmed the incident.
However, no serious damage was done.

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