The Nigerian Pipelines and Storage Company Ltd, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum  Corporation (NNPC), Apata, Ibadan, Oyo depot was on Thursday gutted by fire.

Seven persons were injured.

A section of the loading point was damaged by the inferno, while three petrol tankers were burnt.

One of the injured persons, simply identified as Moji, was caught in the raging fire. She sustained severe burns.

Activities at the depot have been suspended.

Members of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, DSS and policemen were seen on the scene maintaining law and order.