A huge ball of smoke emanating from tyre’s set ablaze by unknown persons at a government facility by Eliozu fly over bridge East West road Port Harcourt is causing pandemonium amongst motorist and residents who live close to the bridge.
One of the taxi operator told our correspondent that since the fire started in the morning the people had called fire services to come to their aid but no one has been drafted to the area.
One residents who identified herself as joy said I came out because I saw the thick black smoke, and coming here now, I see that they are burning tyres that government has been dumping for years, she continued, this one is deliberate fire because this how government used style to burn the one they pilled at mile one fly over bridge.
for Achor Kelvin says there’s need for Rivers State Fire Service and other public-spirited agencies to rush to this place and extinguish the fire to prevent a major disaster. We have at least four petrol stations close to the area even to the okporo/Rumuodara junction. You know this is Harmattan and fires are up and wild this seasons. Please they should help us.
Our correspondent reports that at the time of this report no fire service operator are seen on ground.
Drivers Driving through the bridge are advised to be cautious as Thick smoke makes visibility difficult
The Cause of the fire Wild Ravaging Government Scrap Yard at Eliozu Flyover in Port Harcourt is yet Unknown.