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Fire Razes Popular Market In Kano State



Photo Credit| Kano Fire Service

The upper building of the former Savannah Bank in Singer a popular shoe Market in Kano was destroyed by a fire event on Monday, according to the Kano State Fire Service.

Saminu Abdullahi, the Fire Service’s public relations officer, revealed the fire began around 2:18 a.m. on Monday a statement.

“We received a distress call at 2:18am from a man named Sai’du Hamza informing us that there had been a fire at the market in the state’s Fagge Local Government District.

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”On receipt of the information, we quickly dispatched some of our personnel and fire fighting vehicles to the scene of the incident around 2:22am to put off the fire so it would not spread to other adjoining shops.” He said.

However, Abdullahi said that a number of temporary stores were completely destroyed by the fire, adding that the fire service had yet to determine the exact number of affected shops and the origin of the fire.

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