Eye witnesses said they heard several explosions while four to five petrol tanks were rapidly engulfed in flames. Households in the neighbourhood fled the area failing to take along their property. Upon hearing the news , more than 10 fire engines and fire fighters rushed to the scene immediately to extinguish the inferno. Electricity supply was cut off to prevent the fire from further spreading. At 9 pm the same day, the fire flared up again and until 10pm, it was not brought under control. Property damage and casualties have not been reported.