Fire Guts Part of Kano Airport

The Aviation Fuel station attached to the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) Wednesday witnessed a fire outbreak resulting in the injury of two technicians.


According to eyewitness account who confided with The Nation 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 billowing from the station. We quickly alerted the fire fighters at the airport who instantly rushed to the scene and battled 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.

Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria ( He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on
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