Firemen quench night fire in Yola market


A fire outbreak that occurred on Wednesday night at Yola market has been put out by men of the Adamawa State Fire Service.


The State Chief Fire Officer, Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Yola.


Abdullahi said his men were able to quench the fire which started from a grinding machine in the market.


“The fire only affected some grinding machines and part of grains shops,” Abdullahi said

He said that no life was lost and no serious injury was recorded during the incident.


NAN reports that the cost of damage to property has yet to be ascertained as shop owners are still assessing the destruction done to their wares by the inferno.


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