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Fire Engulfs Popular Gwarinpa Market

Fire Razes Popular Gwarinpa Market

Fire has razed down the popular Gwarinpa market this morning, otherwise called Tipper Garage market.

According to shop owners, affected by the inferno, the fire outbreak started at about 2am this morning, burning down shops, with nobody to put it out.

The popular Gwarinpa Tipper Garage market, which is locked up in a residential area of Gwarinpa with houses at all angles, covering acres of land and ladened with goods, experienced an avalanche traffic of humans either victims of the inferno or onlookers.

In what can be viewed as one of the biggest conflagrations next to Kugbo Furniture fire outbreak in the recent times, in the FCT, the scenes are heartbreaking.

Speaking to some victims, they siad the destruction was quite unprecedented.

The chairman of the Market, Mallam Ibrahim Idris said he was called by one of the persons about the inferno. Mallam Idris said by the time he got to the scene this morning, there was nothing left to be seen but ashes.

Gridlock of some sort, was also something else, as motorists and security agents kept the junction ever busy, with their necks out from their vehicles to astonishingly look into the feel of the burning market.

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