The Overseer of the Anambra Fire Administrations, Martin Agbili, has said that 80 shops were impacted in the compound market fire blast in Onitsha Head Scaffold.
This is contained in an explanation endorsed by Agbili on Wednesday in Onitsha.
He said that episode occurred at the Science and Lab Line of Ogbo Ogwu Market not the whole Ogbo Ogwu Market, Onitsha.
“It is actually a horrendous circumstance however the fire is taken care of now. The vibration from the blasts caused the breakdown of some market structures.
“A great deal of security measures have been taken to safeguard the whole market. There are setbacks yet we can’t determine the real number of death and the harmed”, he said.
The fire likewise obliterated products and properties worth large number of naira.
The PUNCH announced that the fire began around 12.10pm on Tuesday when synthetic substances put away in one of the shops along the Dynamic Science Association Line detonated.
It was accumulated that the episode prompted a rush in the vigorously populated market, which brought about the passings and wounds.