The incident, which occurred at about 1am overnight, around Erifun Market, along Afe Babalola University, Ekiti State
According to an eyewitness (police officers), they explained that there was a woman around the market that sells cooked corn and other farm fruits, the fire started from her shop where she cooked her dinner before leaving her shop for home.
The police officers called the neighbor around the market to come out and save the other stores.
Efforts to stop the fire by the citizens living in the community proved abortive, as the flames leaping out scared off sympathisers.
The fire fighters claimed they don’t have water and this made things get worse.
Before the fire fighters in Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) came around things have gotten worse, but they did try their best before leaving.