Photos from the Honiara Central Market blaze

Market goers assessing the damage this morning. The market was operating as normal.

Market goers assessing the damage this morning. The market is operating as normal.

The team at SIBC was on the scene to capture the drama of yesterday’s blaze at the Honiara Central Market.

Miraculously no one was seriously hurt, though the three food stalls known for their fish and chips at the back of the market have been totally destroyed.

Firefighters assessing the damage

Firefighters assessing the damage

The total damage bill is not yet known.

The cause of the blaze was a gas canister which exploded about 4.15pm yesterday.

Firefighters spraying down the blaze

Firefighters spraying down the blaze

The market is operating as normal today, with the affected area cordoned off.

The damage caused by the fire

The damage caused by the fire

Chairs in the area melted

Chairs in the area melted

 

 

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