Fire has burnt some shops, including the upper building of old Savannah Bank at Singer Market in Kano on Monday, the Kano State Fire Service confirmed.
The Public Relations Officer of the Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, in a statement on Monday revealed that the fire started at about 2:18am.
“We received a distress call around 2:1Fire8am from a man, Sai’du Hamza, that there was fire a incident at the market in Fagge Local Government Area of the state.
”On receipt of the information, we quickly dispatched some of our personnel and fire fighting vehicles to the scene of the incident around 2:22am to put off the fire so it would not spread to other adjoining shops,” he said.
Abdullahi said that the fire service was yet to ascertain the cause and the accurate number of the affected shops as several temporary shops were completely razed by the fire.