The incident occurred on Monday night at Audu Manager fuel servicing station on Kofar Ruwa Road in Dala Local Government Area of the state.
Mr. Saidu Mohammed, spokesperson of Kano state fire service confirmed the incident in a statement released on Tuesday.
“We received a distress call from one Bello Musa at about 10:31 p.m. that a petrol tanker was gutted by fire at a fuel station on Kofar Ruwa Road.
“On receiving the information, we quickly dispatched our personnel and vehicle to the scene of the incident to rescue the victims.
“A 25-year old man, Adamu Salisu lost his life in the fire and the corpse was conveyed to the Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital.
“The cause of the fire and property loss is still under investigation,”
Also speaking about the extent of the tragedy he said that the vehicle’s plate number could not be identified as it was ravaged in the inferno.