Fire broke out in Gikomba on Wednesday morning, destroying property of unknown value, in the market.
Another fire razes down property in Gikomba
According to reports, the fire started at around 4 a.m, burning down stalls at the Line 42 section of Gikomba Market in Nairobi.
The cause of the fire is not known and no casualties have been reported.
Area Member of Parliament Yusuf Hassan in a statement said that he was saddened by the fire outbreak and also commended the Nairobi Fire fighters for containing the fire.
“Sadden by the outbreak of yet another fire in Gikomba. My thanks and congratulations to the firefighters for their swift action and bringing the fire under control. On 14 March 2019, I asked a question on the frequent fires in Gikomba market on the floor of parliament. It’s absolutely important and urgent to thoroughly investigate and get to the bottom this problem. ,” he wrote on Twitter.
This comes a few days after another huge fire razed down a section of Nairobi's Toi Market, destroying property running into millions.
According to witnesses the fire broke out at 3 a. m on the morning of March 12 and continued to blaze through the makeshift structures at the market into 6:30 a.m.
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