Fire has gutted the popular Plastics Market in Onitsha, Anambra state in the early hours of Friday .
Akelicious gathered that there was no loss of life, because at the time of the incident nobody was in the market.
Daily Trust also gathered that the fire outbreak started on Friday at about 1:50am.
The fire incident occurred at a plaza located in the Plastics Market.
Confirming the incident , the spoke person for Anambra state Police Command, CSP Haruna Mohammed said the Police operatives led by DPO Central Police Station CPS Onitsha, SP Ifeanyi Iburu quickly mobilised to the scene and cordoned off the Area to prevent looting and further catastrophe.
According to him, Fire Service was equally contacted and they responded immediately to scene.
” The fire was extinguished with the help of fire fighters and other sympathizers in the area. No loss of life and no injury have been reported. Investigation is ongoing to ascertain extent of damage and circumstances surrounding the incident,” he said.