PROPERTY worth thousands of dollars was reduced to rubble at Mbare Musika when a gas tank used by an informal trader for television and radio repairs exploded in the early hours of today.
The fire, which broke out in the early hours of today, destroyed a complex at the popular market.
The incident occ
urred a few days after a part of Siyaso Informal Traders market in Magaba was ravaged by fire.
Mbare Musika inferno is reported to have started at around 1 am, with Harare’s fire brigade team arriving at the scene when nearly all property in the complex was already burnt.
Only a sewing machine was retrieved.
One of the traders, Mr Netmore Mufunga whose shop is said to be the origin of the fire said he lost brand new and second hand electrical gadgets that had come for repairs including his personal cellphone and cash.