Fuel tanker reduced to ashes after bursting into flames


NEWS– Millions of money have been lost as a fuel tanker caught fire that reduced it to ashes.

The fuel truck burst into flames on Saturday morning at Butende town along Bugiri-Iganga expressway in Bugweri district at around 8am.

It’s alleged that this was after and burst raming into a loaded truck that was carrying cement belonging to Tororo Cement factory.

Eyewitness told our reporter that the Police fire brigade from Iganga district arrived at the scene about two hours later to put off fire and no injuries has since been accounted for.

After the fire brigade ran out of the little water they came along with, residents organized themselves and did all they could to stop the fire.

Another eyewitness attributed the accident to reckless driver who was overtaking at high speed.