;
Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Textile section of Katsina market once again hit by fire
Textile section of Katsina market once again hit by fire
06
Jun '08
Katsina central market was in flames once again devastating property and goods worth millions of Naira.

Sources informed that fire gripped the market at about 5 in the morning on June 3 and emanated from the textile section. Over 50 shops were gutted by the fire which flared for about four hours before it was successfully brought under control by the fire tenders.

Cause of the fire is still to be known but traders in the market were alleging that power surge had a major role to play in making such a colossal damage possible.

A number of shop owners were dumfounded because it was only recently that some of these shops had gone in for a renovation and restocked with new wares.

The incident was very unfortunate especially since the market had come out of the damage caused by a similar fire in February this year which destroyed some 100 shops.


Must ReadView All

India should consider 100% FDI in multi-brand retail: CII

Apparel/Garments | On 17th Dec 2018

India should consider 100% FDI in multi-brand retail: CII

The Indian Government should consider permitting 100 per cent foreign ...

Texhong Textile acquires Winnitex for HK$1350 mn

Textiles | On 17th Dec 2018

Texhong Textile acquires Winnitex for HK$1350 mn

Texhong Textile Group, one of world’s largest core spun yarn...

Courtesy: Donear

Textiles | On 17th Dec 2018

Grado to launch cotton fabrics collection next year

Grado by the house of OCM and GBTL-Grasim, owned by Donear Group,...

Interviews View All

Headhonchos, Indian fashion industry

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Cotton consumption will keep growing in the Indian fashion industry

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli, Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Neel Sawhney, One Friday

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Marcello Galvanin,

Marcello Galvanin

Galvanin has more than 50 years of experience in the production of textile ...

Milva Morani,

Milva Morani

Brighi Technologies began in 1970 with trading and repairing sewing...

Will Qian,

Will Qian

Honghua Digital Technology Stock Co., Ltd. specialises in the R&D,...

Marten Alkhagen, Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Andreas Lukas, Andritz Nonwoven

Andreas Lukas
Andritz Nonwoven

With forces in engineering and process development, Andritz Nonwoven...

Dr. Rene Wollert, Freudenberg Nonwovens

Dr. Rene Wollert
Freudenberg Nonwovens

Dr. Rene Wollert discusses the current scenario of the global nonwovens...

Amiben Shroff, Shrujan

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Pranav Mishra, Huemn

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Madhu Jain, Madhu Jain

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


December 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search