An early Friday morning fire incident had gutted Dutse Ultra modern market in Dutse local Government area of Jigawa State.
Eyewitness told our source that fire outbreak started at about 5:30 am, destroying properties worth millions of Naira.
The incident gulped an entire rubber factory situated close to ice block producers’ shops.
Spokesman of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, SC. Adamu Shehu confirmed the incident to Journalists.
He said that the fire incident originated from a burning garbage very close to the factory.
Adamu explained that there was no report of loss of life or injuries but property worth millions of Naira was 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 precautionary measures by switching-off all electrical appliances in their homes, shops and places of work to prevent such ugly occurrences.
This is coming few weeks after fire incidents rocked markets in Sokoto, Katsina, Zamfara and Onitsha
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