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Fire Wreaks Havoc At Dugbe Market, Ibadan by romerio007(m): 3:21pm On Feb 10, 2016
Properties worth millions of naira were on Wednesday morning, destroyed by fire at a fabrics market known as (Oginni market) at Dugbe, Ibadan.

The fire, according to sources began around 12 midnight, affected 15 shops, with 10 of the shops completely burnt while the remaining five were partially affected.

It took the intervention of some of the traders around and men of Oyo State Fire Service Corps to quench the outbreak.

An eyewitness report informed that the fire had gone wild before the men of the fire service came around, but stated that they put up yoreman effort at putting it under control.

According to the source, "when the fire service same with their big truck, they quickly started applying water from the truck from the entrance by the side of Former Afribank building (now Skye bank). As they were applying water, it was as if they were applying fuel because of harmattan."
The source said the shops in the area have not had electricity supply to the area in the last few days.

It was also gathered that the neighbouring food canteen had no traces of burning any materials while there was even a small stream separating the shops from the catering services apartment.

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