A late evening fire has destroyed some shops at the Ogbo Osisi Timber Market Bridgehead, Onitsha in Anambra State.

The cause of the fire can’t be ascertained as at press time but it was learnt that it started late in the evening on Saturday.

Confirming the incident in a statement, the Anambra State fire chief, Martin Agbili, said the men of the state fire service have been deployed in the fire scene.

“I have deployed our firefighters to the fire scene. They are there fighting the fire,” Agbili said.

More details shortly…


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