The Kano State Fire Service says the state commodity market popularly known as Kasuwar Singer located within Kano Central Business District has been engulfed by fire.
The Public Relations Officer of the agency, PFS Saminu Yusif Abdullahi, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Kano said a distress call was received from one Abubakar Muhammad by 9.45am.
Mr. Abdullahia said rescue team was immediately mobilized to the scene, where it was discovered that a one-story building was on fire.
He maintained that, the fire fighters succeeded in putting out the fire, saying no life was lost nor injured during the unfortunate incident.
Our correspondent reports that the building used as a warehouse for confectionaries was completely razed by the fire.
Reporting by Khadijah Aliyu, Editing by Marian Benjamin and Annabel Nwachukwu