A guy has been hailed, “Onitsha Fire Hero”, after he did some good deeds’ during the Onitsha fire at Ochanja Market in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Ebube Edochiem who interviewed the young lad, who identified himself as “Ekene Iwuoha” wrote;
Today is 17/10/19 evening at Ochanja market, the Fire is still burning.
I interviewed a guy everyone there says he is the Hero of the Hour, he was the guy that Removed the dead man that was trapped inside the shop, he was the one that climbed the shakky building that was about to collapse and retrieved people goods, some thoughts he is gone but he resurfaced before people assisted him.
He is the Guy on this picture, he said his name is Ekene Iwuoha.
If People can Celebrate Tasha of Big Brother, why not Give this Guy A warm Celebration.
He difiled the Job NEMA failed to render , he gathered Courage to move in the Building and retrieve people goods.
In France Last year , A Guy was celebrated and Honoured by the French Government because he rescue a Baby from Fire Building.
He deseves some Accolades. Share Widely.
Another fuel tanker catches fire in Onitsha
Tragedy was averted Friday morning after another petrol tanker fell, spilling fuel into a canal in Onitsha, Anambra State.
It was gathered that the tanker fell at about 4am on Friday, the whole content spilled and caught fire.
“As the product flowed through the canal, its fire was spreading too,” a source in the area said.
Our correspondent gathered that the incident caused confusion in the town because of Wednesday’s incident, which residents of the city were yet to recover from.
Narrating the incident, the source said, “PMS laden tanker early this morning lost control and rammed into a parked caterpillar in front of Bessoy Filling Station, along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, Onitsha.
” The tanker started emptying its content on the tarmac, parked cars and balls of fire erupted.
Meanwhile, like the Wednesday’s incident, another source told DAILY POST that Anambra State Fire Service men were unable to put off the fire, until their Delta counterparts came to their rescue.
“We called the Onitsha fire service, but they said they didn’t have a functional vehicle, we called Awka, and they said they were coming, but miraculously, it started raining and the Delta State Fire Service came too and helped to put out the fire.”
It was, however, gathered that immediately the fire broke out at about 4am, residents of the affected area vacated their houses for fear of being caught by the fire.