Blaze engulfs Transway Petrol Station in Wau market, cause unknown

Fire engulfs Transway Petrol Station in Wau market near Mayo Primary School, with authorities investigating the cause as damage assessment continues.

Chagai Mading

A fire broke out on Wednesday at the Transway petrol station located opposite Mayo Primary School along Suk Hajaer Road in Wau Market.

“It happened around 2 PM this afternoon because I was there in Calvario,” narrates Francis John.

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The cause of the blaze remains unknown as of now, with no official confirmation available.


There have been no reports of injuries or casualties related to the incident. The extent of the damage to the petrol station and surrounding property is also unclear at this time.

“My sadness is that a civil service defense and fire fighters unit exists but paralysed yet Wau is a town,” Patrick Musa commented.

Local authorities are currently investigating the cause of the fire and will provide further updates as they become available.

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