A fire incident on Friday occurred at Dutse Ultra-modern market in Dutse local government area of Jigawa State destroying properties worth millions of Naira.

According to reports, the fire outbreak started at about 5:30 am, razing an entire rubber factory situated close to ice block producers’ shops.


The spokesman for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Adamu Shehu, who confirmed the fire incident, said it originated from a burning garbage close to the factory.

He 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 put out the fire.

Earlier, the command had advised the public to always apply precautionary measures by switching off all electrical appliances in their homes, shops and places of work to prevent such ugly occurrences.

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