TIPPEE MARKET 3RD AVENUE, GWARINPA, ABUJA ON FIRE LEFT SIX PERSONS DEAD
Written by miebaka ikiriko on February 5, 2021
A fire incident at Tippee Market on 3rd Avenue, Gwarinpa in Abuja reportedly left no fewer than six persons dead and several others injured on Thursday 4th February 2021
Reports say the fire started from a spark in one of the shops and raged on for about two hours before the arrival of the Federal Fire Service.
An eyewitness told newsmen that fire fighters did not arrive at the scene until 2am after the market was engulfed by fire, noting that hoodlums took advantage of the situation to vandalized the shops and carry out other nefarious activities before the fire fighers arrived.
According to the report five bodies were recovered from the fire and taken to the morgue, while one was burnt to ashes and those injured were rushed to the hospitals.