The Basse market has been burnt to ashes. There was a significant amount of destruction to property. The circumstances surrounding the cause of the fire is unknown.
Market fires are becoming common in The Gambia. It is not clear if these fires are normal or it is a sabotage.
There is an environment of shock and disbelief in Basse. Many are devastated by the inferno.
The Bansang Fire Service had to the aid of the Basse fire station to put off the fire.
Join The Conversation