Marwako Restaurant Gas Leak Scares Customers
Dozens of staff of the La branch of Marwako Restaurant, have been evacuated following a reported gas leakage at the facility.
Workers at a Total and a Goil fuel station nearby have also been evacuated.
Citi News has gathered that personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) are currently at the scene helping to avert an explosion.
The Public Relations Officer of GNFS, Prince Billy Anaglate told Citi News that the Fire Service was informed of the situation at about 10:44am and a team was swiftly dispatched to the scene and have since been working to address the problem.
He said one of the restaurant’s cylinders appeared to have been perforated from beneath it, hence the leakage.
He called for calm among residents, noting that the affected the cylinder was currently being cooled for safe flaring.
The incident occurred at about 12noon on Monday.
There is a general apprehension in the country following a major gas explosion at Atomic junction in Accra last week.
The incident which left about 7 people dead and more than 130 others injured started from a gas station located few meters away from a Total fuel station.
More than 8 cars were burnt to ashes.