Update on fire incident at Vivo Energy Uganda
Kampala; Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and
markets Shell products and services, can confirm that there was a fire incident yesterday at its Kampala
Depot located on 7th Street Industrial Area.
Vivo Energy’s stringent emergency procedures were activated immediately, the fire was contained
within the location, and has now been fully extinguished.
“We can confirm that 11 people from the depot and a nearby street vendor unfortunately sustained
injuries as a result of the incident and were immediately rushed to International Hospital Kampala
(IHK), where they are currently receiving treatment”.
Three of these are currently in intensive care, a further one is in the high dependency unit, and the
remaining eight people are being treated for minor injuries. We have contacted all these individuals’
families and will be remaining in close contact with all the admitted to monitor their condition and
ensure they are receiving the very best treatment and medical attention.
In the meantime, we are working closely with the relevant authorities to investigate the cause of the
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