Again, fire razes Kano Singer Market
The same market was razed by fire in November last year destroying property worth millions of Naira
By Oloyede Emmanuel
No fewer than 25 shops were gutted by early morning fire on Monday at the popular Singer market in the ancient city of Kano
The Kano State Fire Service said that fire has gutted some improvised shops and the upper building of old Savannah Bank at Singer market in Kano.
The Fire service Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, in a statement signed on Monday and made available to pressmen disclosed that sad the fire broke out at about 02:18a.m.
He said that several temporary shops were completely razed by the fire, adding that the service was yet to ascertain the cause and exact number of shops affected.
He said: "We received a distress call in the midnight at about 02:18a.m from one Sai’du Hamza that there was fire outbreak at the market which is in Fagge Local Government Area of the state.
"After receiving the information, we quickly sent some of our personnel and fire fighting vehicle to the scene of the incident at about 02:22 a.m to put off the fire so as not to affect other shops,“
It would be recalled that Singer Market was razed by fire in November last year destroying property worth millions of Naira.