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Fire Guts 150 Shops in Kachako Market in Kano State

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Fire has razed 150 improvised shops at the Kachako Central Market in Takai Local Government Area of Kano State.

The spokesman of the Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi said the incident occurred on Monday afternoon.

“We received a distress call at Takai Fire Station at about 1:13 pm from the Local Government Security Service Unit and we immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 1:21 pm to stop the fire from spreading to the other shops,” he wrote in a statement.

“The dimension of the market premises is about 2,000 feet by 1,500 feet used as a central market.

“We successfully saved about 800 shelters from the fire.’’


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