Fire guts 6 shops in Jigawa market

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A fire incident has razed down six shops in Hadejia Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

State Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Adamu Shehu confirmed the incident in a statement issued to Newspot.

According to him: “On Friday, December 2, 2022, at about 01:15hrs, the NSCDC Divisional Office received an emergency call on a fire outbreak at Gadar Kogi in Hadejia.”

He said disaster response officers were immediately deployed to the scene to put off the fire and salvage unburnt properties.

Adamu said at the time of the team’s arrival, the fire had consumed about six shops belonging to one Usman Mai Shago and five others.


He said the inferno ravaged valuables worth millions of naira but no human casualty was recorded.

He attributed the cause of the fire to electricity sparks from one of the shop’s wiring.

Adamu affirmed that the flame was quenched by the NSCDC disaster management response team with the combined efforts of good Samaritans.

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