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Smokers Set Ablaze Market, Destroyed 150 Shops

Smokers Set Ablaze Market, Destroyed 150 Shops

Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Smokers Set Ablaze Market, Destroyed 150 Shops

Fire has razed 150 improvised shops at the Kachako Central Market in the Takai local government area of Kano.

According to a statement by the Kano fire service, the incident occurred on Monday afternoon.

“We received a distress call at Takai Fire Station at about 01:13 p.m. from the Local Government Security Service Unit, and we immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 1:21 p.m. to stop the fire from spreading to the other shops,” the statement explained. “The dimension of the market premises is about 2,000 feet by 1,500 feet used as a central market.”

It added, “We successfully saved about 800 shelters from the fire’’ the state.”

The fire service suspected that the fire was caused by “smokers.”

(NAN)

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