Another Market Fire Burns 19 Shops In Kano

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At least 19 shops and one mosque have burnt down at Kasuwar Rimi market.

This was confirmed by the State Fire Service through a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer, Saminu Yusuf Abdullahi, on Wednesday in Kano.

Abdullahi said that the service received a distress call at about 01:46 a.m. on Wednesday from one Ahmad Tijjani that there was a fire outbreak at the market.

”On receiving the information, we quickly sent some of our personnel and fire fighting vehicle to the scene of the incident at about 01:55 a.m. to quench the fire so as not to affect other shops,” he said.

The fire service spokesman said that 14 permanent shops, five temporary ones and one mosque were completely razed by the inferno.

Abdullahi, however, said that no life was lost and that no one was injured in the incident.

He further stated that the cause of the fire was still being investigated. 

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