The Abubakar Rimi market located in Sabon Gari area of Fagge local government area in Kano state, was on Saturday morning engulfed in flames again.
According to eyewitnesses, the inferno started at about 3a.m in Gidan Maggi section of the market, where foodstuffs are sold.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained but unofficial sources blamed the incident on the carelessness of traders, who might have dropped a cigarette filter on the ground close to a refuse dump.
Foodstuffs such as garri, beans and beverages as well as other properties were burnt.
Firefighters were at the scene to contain the inferno before it could spread to other areas and cause further damage.