Fire guts popular Ibadan auto spare parts market
On Saturday, an early morning fire demolished the mainstream auto extra parts market at Agodi-Gate, Ibadan, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
As indicated by an observer, Mr. Ismail Dauda, the fire began from the tire area before spreading to different market pieces, particularly the motor segment and different shops, with merchandise worth millions obliterated.
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Dauda said that trouble calls were made to the Oyo State Fire Service. Yet, even the firemen's ideal reaction, nonetheless, couldn't stop the hellfire, given the absence of admittance to the wellspring of the fire which motor parts had impeded.
"The group of firemen that went to the market left their trucks at the closest spot to the scene, yet they couldn't do anything unmistakable to stop the fire because of the absence of access, and their water hoses couldn't get to the scene," he said.
Then, the Oyo state Chief Fire Officer, Mr. Moshood Adewuyi, who talked with NAN, affirmed that the occurrence began for the time being and may have been brought about by a forced flood, raised by nylons used to wrap the tires.
He, notwithstanding, announced no human setbacks and that his men were still at the market to forestall the further spread of the fire.
"Our men are still at the market; we are still there. I can't, nonetheless, reveal to you the number of shops that were obliterated," he said.
NAN accumulated that the market's power supply was as of late reestablished, following quite a while of dark out.
One hour ago, Shell confirmed an oil spill in the Bayelsa community.
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