Items and property value hundreds of thousands of Naira have been destroyed in a midnight fireplace incident at Atakumosa central market Ilesa.
The fireplace outbreak, based on eyewitnesses began on the Publish Workplace part of the market some minutes previous 2am, Sunday morning.
Eyewitnesses mentioned personnel of the Federal and Osun State Hearth Providers made frantic efforts to forestall the fireplace from spreading to different elements of the market.
Additionally, a mixed staff of males and officers from Ayeso A and Ijamo B Divisions of the Nigerian Police have been on floor to forestall looting throughout efforts to salvage items and forestall the fireplace from spreading to different retailers positioned available in the market.
Store house owners and sympathizers who thronged the market additionally made efforts to salvage a few of their items.
Although the fireplace was introduced beneath management round 4am, fireplace service personnel on floor mentioned the reason for the fireplace was but to be ascertained.
Most affected have been boutiques, meals gadgets and provision retailers positioned available in the market.
It could possibly be recalled that the Osun State Authorities, had commissioned the brand new market after the outdated one was destroyed in an identical fireplace outbreak some years again. Supply: NAN