A popular Delta market, the Otowodo market in Ughelli, Delta state on Sunday, went up in flames.

Eye9ja reports that the inferno occurred in the evening hours of Sunday, October 20.

The source of the inferno is still yet to be ascertained as at press time, although, there are speculations that the source of the inferno might not be unconnected to a power surge in the market.

This comes after the repeated tales of loss of properties and lives in Anambra state owing to fire outbreaks.

The Sunday fire outbreak in Ughelli left properties worth millions of Naira destroyed.

However, the inferno was put out by the residents who relentlessly adopted the use of water, among other items as the fire service in the state, were reported not to have arrived the scene early enough.

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