Fire gutted the Onitsha plastics market in the early hours of Friday.
It was gathered that no life was lost because as at 1:05am when the fire incident occurred, nobody was in the market.
The spokesman of the Anambra State Police Command, CSP Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, said Police Operatives led by the DPO Central police station CPS Onitsha, SP Ifeanyi Iburu, mobilized to the scene and cordoned off the area to prevent people from looting the market.
He said the Fire Service were also contacted and they went down to the scene immediately to put off the fire.
via: Information Nigeria