25 persons injured in Takoradi gas explosion [Photos]

25 persons including 5 fire officers have been rushed to the hospital after sustaining various degrees of injury from a gas explosion in Takoradi this morning.

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Some residents said they heard a loud explosive sound from a company near the OLAM warehouse on Sekondi-Takoradi highway, around a Total filling station at about 7.20am today [Tuesday].

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Citi News Obrempong Yaw Ampofoh reports that 8 fire tenders are currently at the scene with dozens of fire fighters working to douse the fire.

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He said the personnel have deployed all their equipment to battle the inferno which is spreading to nearby facilities including some warehouses.

More soon.

By: citifmonline.com/Ghana

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