A timber market in Asaba, Delta State, located behind Chiedu Okoh Plaza along the Onitsha/Asaba Expressway has been gutted by fire.
The inferno, which started around 7:00pm on Saturday, destroyed goods worth over N100m, SaharaReporters gathered.
Speaking with our correspondent, an eyewitness, who simply identified himself as Uzoma, stated that the fire started from a cold room behind the timber market at about 7:00pm.
He said, “The fire started at about 7:00pm and was caused by electric spark from a cold room. The fire destroyed properties estimated to be over a N100m.
“Men of the Delta State and Federal Fire Service who came to the scene of the inferno brought the situation under control.”
SOURCE :sahara reporters (news)