Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Fire Razes 80 Shops in Borokiri Market in Rivers

Not less than eighty shops have been affected by a fire incidence that took place at the New Layout Market Borokiri, in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
The Chairman of the New Layout Market, Robinson Jack, who confirmed this, said that over eighty stores were affected by a fire inside that occurred at the market on Tuesday evening.

Mr. Jack told newsmen that the fire which started around 6:30 pm affected two blocks in the market and destroyed goods worth millions of naira.
He said the fire lasted about two hours and was finally brought under control by men of the fire service.
Robinson said the cause of the fire was yet unknown but that some security guards who were on duty noted that the fire started shortly after power suppply was restored in the market.

He also made a call to the state government and all concerned Nigerians to come to the rescue of those affected.
The State Commissioner for Special Duties, Dickson Umunakwe, as at the time of filing this report was yet to reply to calls made to him concerning the fire incidence.

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