A fire outbreak has been reported at the building material market in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The fire said to have started at the early morning on Wednesday, at 4:00 a.m., was believed to have been ignited from a standby articulated vehicle parked inside the market, the cause of which was not known.
However, men of the fire service, said to have been contacted were on ground to put out the fire.
Engr Martin Agbili, the state’s fire fighter boss, who confirmed the incident to newsmen said: “There is fire outbreak this early morning at Building material market Ogidi at about 0400hrs.
“Our firefighters and fire trucks at Onitsha and Awka were deployed to the fire scene.
“The fire outbreak emanated from a standby loaded lorry packed inside the market. The content or the goods loaded at the packed lorry is not yet known.
“We are still at the fire scene. Although the fire is under control. No life lost during the incident.”