Fire hits wet market in Gingoog City

Posted at 08/07/10 12:40 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Fire broke out and engulfed a wet and dry market before dawn Saturday in Gingoog City.

Bayan Patroller Erwin Rana reported that the blaze occurred at 12:45 a.m. at the Agora Market located at Barangay 20, Gingoog City.

Rana estimates that the fire damaged at least a hundred stalls of meat, fish, vegetables, rice, eateries, a barber shop and clothing stores.

Arson probers are looking at faulty electrical wiring as the cause of the fire.

No one was hurt in the incident.