Fire has engulfed Yola town market, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi, the Adamawa State Chief Fire Officer who confirmed the development said his men were so far in control of the situation.
“I am at the scene of the incident and can assure you that things are under control. We are about to contain the fire which damage so far is not much,” Abdullahi said.
The Administrative Secretary of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), Mr Hassan Furo, who also confirmed the incident, said that the extend of damage could not be ascertain as at now.
A similar fire outbreak was recorded in the market in 2015 where properties worth billions of naira were lost.