A fuel station located along Umunya road, along the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, was on Tuesday saved from fire as a tanker laden with diesel fell within the area and went up in flame.

The tanker, a source said, fell inside the gutter after the driver lost control. The source said the tanker immediately went up in flames after the fall.

The incident happened on Tuesday morning at the popular Odumodu Junction, Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area.

“The diesel flowing out of the truck flowed through the gutter, generating flames and burning everything in its way.

“Men of Anambra State Fire Service have however arrived at the scene and are battling to quench the fire, with passersby who trooped out in their numbers,” he said.

It is yet to be ascertained if there were casualties at the time of this report

Petrol station saved as diesel tanker goes up in flame in Anambra