GNFS 2 gas stations shutdown over safety requirements

One of the gas stations located in Amasaman was closed down after a gas leakage was detected on an inspection tour the GNFS.

  • Published:
play One of the gas stations located in Amasaman was closed down after a gas leakage was detected on an inspection tour the GNFS.
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Two gas stations in the Greater Accra Region have been shutdown over failure to meet safety requirement, the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has said.

One of the gas stations located in Amasaman was closed down after a gas leakage was detected on an inspection tour the GNFS.

READ MORE: EPA shuts down Labadi gas station after deadly explosion

The other one, located at Pokuase, was closed down for flouting fire safety measures including not having a legal permit for the siting of the station.

According to the  Deputy Public Relations Officer at the GNFS, Prince Billy Anaglate, there will be a nation wide exercise to close down any filling station which does not adhere to fire safety measures.

The closure of the two gas stations comes on the heels of a gas explosion at La.

READ MORE:Three more die from Labadi gas explosion incident

The explosion claimed nine lives and injured over 40 people who are receiving treatment at various hospitals in Accra.

Police give an update on La Gas explosion

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Crash Vehicle of IGP involved in accidentbullet
2 Zanetor Rawlings' daughter throws him a birthday party [Photos]bullet
3 J.J Rawlings This is the surprise 70th birthday gift of Rawlings...bullet
4 US Embassy Former presidents, Ministers, MPs to queue for visasbullet
5 Video Man busted with over 60 'stolen' State cars tells his side...bullet
6 Bin Atef Ex-Gitmo detainee marries in Ghanabullet
7 NPP Government Ghanaians don’t want Abraham Attah as free...bullet
8 Adult Content NMC stops TV stations showing pornographybullet
9 State Assets Government retrieves over 60 ‘missing’...bullet
10 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet

Top Videos

1 Lynched Soldier Listen to the man who hit Capt. Mahama's head with a blockbullet
2 Capt. Mahama's Death The account of this 10-year-old will leave you in...bullet
3 Prophecy Hundreds will die in floods in 2017 – Prophet revealsbullet
4 Lynched Soldier Residents of Denkyira-Obuasi mourn Maj. Mahamabullet
5 Nigerians stop deportation of chained compatriot in KLM flightbullet
6 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more tank...bullet
7 Watch Stop taking collection in churches -TB Joshua to Pastorsbullet
8 Video Four suspects arrested for Captain Mahama's deathbullet
9 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day...bullet
10 Vitiligo Enam Honya - is challenging what you think...bullet

News