Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) has said it lost product worth ¢194,760 in the Buipe Depot Truck Park fire incident.
Head, Corporate Communications and External Affairs of BOST, Adjei Marlick in a release copied to Dinpafm.com clarified that, “the fire occurred at the truck park of the depot and not within the depot.”
The statement added that, “It started late in the evening and took a combined force of the depot technical staff and fire officers from the Damongo and Tamale Fire Stations to bring it under control around 10 p.m”.
“The two trucks contained 36,000 litres of diesel and 36,000 litres of petrol (PMS) respectively. The diesel [Automotive Gas Oil] (AGO) is intact though the truck is considerably damaged”.
“We wish to assure the general public that, our strategic fuel stocks for the northern regions and Ghana as a whole are intact”, the statement assured.
Below is the full release from BOST