Management of Mighty Gas Company Limited in Ho, in the Volta region has confirmed that indeed there was an explosion incident at the LPG filling point near the Ho Teaching Hospital.
According to a news release by management of the company sighted by Hot 93.9 FM, the incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday November, 11, 2020 at about 5:10am.
“the cause of the explosion which injured a few persons, both staff and customers is unknown. The fire which was restricted to the gas filling point alone due to the safety system put in place by the company was quickly curtailed by the fire service” the statement says.
It added that, “the few casualties are currently receiving treatment at the Ho Teaching Hospital and no deaths recorded. And the cause of the accident is currently unknown and still under investigation by the Ghana Fire Service”.
The company says it is cooperating with the fire service and other regulatory bodies to ensure a thorough investigation. “Our sincerest sympathies to all injured and the general public of this sad event.
We wish casualties a speedy recovery and to ensure continues safety of both staff and customers, the Gas station is closed temporarily to allow for thorough assessment, repairs and improvements