A Nigerian man, identified with the Twitter handle @Dotun Omiyale has taken his time on the micro-blogging platform to laud firefighters in Ibadan, Oyo state, after they came out victorious during a fierce battle with a raging fire that almost overran his neighborhood.
Noting that the inferno erupted near a filling station situated behind his environs, the young man reserved his praises for the firefighters who saved the embattled neighborhood.
On Twitter he wrote: “I Was actually still in bed when my Neighbor raised the fire alarm, banging on my door, shouting ‘Mr Omiyale you’re still sleeping when the whole neighborhood is about to catch fire’.
“The filling station is just behind our Neighborhood.
“It was reported that the tanker driver upon noticing the fire while inside the station drove it out to the middle of the road and jumped out immediately, thereby mitigating the would be tragic inferno. should he not the station would have caught fire along with the neighborhood.
“After Exhausting two fire fighting water trucks, the fire was still on.
“Bovas sent in there fire fighting truck which also complemented the efforts of the fire fighters. Ttheywere able to attack the fire from different angles.
“Later on, a bigger truck came in with much more capacity and pressure. Then they were able to tackle the source of the fire. which gave them victory over the fire.
“Today I witnessed a first hand experience where few Men put others first by putting themselves on the line, they were so immersed in there work not minding the risks.
“These are the faces of some of the Fighters who put an end to the fire incident today. Kudos to Them.”
Was actually still in bed when my Neighbor raised the fire alarm, banging on my door, shouting "Mr Omiyale you're still sleeping when the whole neighborhood is about to catch fire"???
The filling station is just behind our Neighborhood. pic.twitter.com/BBMnKrJ5YH
— Dotun Omiyale (@the_bigdot) January 21, 2022