Traders wailed as the fire raged on for many hours.

Some Eyewitnesses explained that on their arrival to the market place, fire fighters men had difficulty in getting close to the spot of the fire as the pathway was blocked by shops.

The inflammable materials were also reported to have intensified the fire. The tyre tube section of the market suffered the most devastation.

As at the time of this report, no casualty was recorded but traders said valuables including fairly used tubes and spare parts worth millions of dollars have all been demolished and destroyed by the fire outbreak

See below, more photos from the fire outbreakā€¦