Umar Akilu Majeri
On the early Friday morning, the Fire incident had gutted Dutse Ultra-modern market in Dutse local government area of Jigawa State.
An eyewitness told our reporter in duets that the fire outbreak started at around 5:30 am destroying properties worth millions of Naira.
The incident gulped an entire rubber factory situated close to ice block producer’s shops and vegetable sellers’ shops.
Spokesman of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps SC. Adamu Shehu confirmed the incident to journalists working in the state
He said that the fire incident was originated from burning garbage very close to the factory.
Adam explained that there was no report of loss of life or injuries, but property worth millions of Naira were consumed by the inferno.
He said It took the combined efforts of NSCDC personnel, Fire Service, and good Samaritans to quench the fire.
Earlier the command had advised the public to always apply safety precautions measures by switching off all electrical appliances in their homes, shops, and palaces of work to prevent such ugly occurrences.
This is coming few weeks after the fire incidents rocked the market in Sokoto, Katsina, Zamfara, and Onitsha.