Dane gun shop likely cause Ogunpa market fire.
Few hours after a major fire was averted at a NNPC mega station in Ibadan, a portion of Odunsi market Ogunpa area of the ancient city has been engulfed by fire. Residents said that the fire started at about 7 p.m., adding that it was caused by an explosion from one of the shops where Dane gun materials are sold.
Fire fighters were yet to arrive the scene as at 8:00 p.m. The clustered nature of shops at the Odunsi market makes fire spread easily within it. The cause of the fire is unknown although residents said some demolition work had been going on in the market.