Residents rush for fuel from overturned tanker[WATCH]

Residents of Kaase, a suburb of Ashanti Region have been sighted in a video attempting to siphon fuel from a tanker that had overturned regardless of the danger it posed to them.

Some of the residents were seen carrying buckets to fetch the fuel.


According to reports, Firefighters who were informed of the incident around 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 1 stormed the scene and dispersed the crowd and started a process to offload the fuel tanker into another truck.

Ashanti Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service, DO3 Peter Addai said some residents actually succeeded in siphoning some of the fuel.

He said the Fire Service had a tough a time stopping them as some residents were still bent on siphoning the fuel, forcing them to call in the police.
The fuel tanker was on its way to the BOST Ashanti Regional Depot at Kaase when the incident occurred not very far from its destination.

There’s no information yet as to whether any casualty was recorded during the process.


Watch the video below;