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Fire incident consumes Kumba Main Market


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A fire accident has ensued at the Kumba main market, Friday March 16th. The fire started in the weird hours and before people could come to quench it off, it had consumed a number of stores. Material and financial lost encountered was estimated to be worth millions.

Stalls ablaze

stores in Flames

People struggle to put out the fire.

It is alleged that the fire is as a result of a quarrel between a mentally insane and epileptic hawker, and a shop owner, with the hawker promising the business woman that “she will see”. With the intention of taking down the lady’s store, the fire consumed many other stores.

On lookers watch as fire is been quenched .

Victim of fire incident.

Result of fire incident.

Remains of the incident .

Investigations are under way to know the real source of the fire incident. It is worthy of note that this is the second fire disaster that has been reported in the Kumba Main market. The first one was in November 16th 2005 when and unknown fire consumed part of the market, resulting to great lose.

On lookers looking

By Ledi  Akwo

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