Fire has gutted a part of Muda Lawal Market, in Bauchi metropolis on Thursday.
Several shops including vehicles were razed in the inferno that lasted for almost 2 hours.
According to reports, the fire incident occurred as a result of an overloaded vehicle with mattresses which collided with an electric pole.
1 person has been burnt beyond recognition following the fire outbreak.
Efforts are in place to contain the spread of the inferno as several shops and cars parked close to the market have been burnt.
Some angry youths in the area attacked the firefighters for getting to the scene very late.
The firefighters, however, went back to reinforce a stronger team before they started to put out the fire.
The Muda Lawan market is one of the major and oldest markets in the state capital.
The fire outbreak is coming less than twenty-four hours after several goods worth millions of naira were razed in the popular Ekotedo market in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.