9 October 2011

Angola: Fire Breaks Out in Facilities of Sonangol

Luanda — A big fire broke out on Saturday at the facilities of the state-owned oil company (Sonangol) in Ngola Kiluanje locality in Luanda.

The fire, which started at 2 p.m, happened at the facilities for additives aimed at handling lubricants of oil derivatives.

This was said to Angop by the spokesman of the National Civil Protection and Fire Services (SNPCB), Faustino Sebastião.

According to him, various firefighters well-equipped tried to combat the fire. The spokesman did not disclose the causes and global damages of the fire.

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