Gikomba market on fire, property destroyed [VIDEO]


Property of unknown value has been gutted down by a fierce inferno that broke out at the Gikomba market in Nairobi early Friday morning.

No casualties have been reported in the Gikomba fire that began at 3am.whose cause is still unknown.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

The Nairobi County fire brigade is already at Gikomba market together with teams from the Red Cross and St John’s Ambulance.

Some traders managed to salvage their goods but a huge part of property stored at the market has been consumed by the fire.

Gikomba is one of the biggest open-air markets in the region, with most traders dealing in clothing and foodstuff.

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