Kano Fire Service saves 126 lives, 123.6 million naira properties in March.

Written by on April 5, 2022

The Kano State Fire Service says it saved no fewer than 126 lives and properties worth 123.6 million naira in 166 fire incidents in March.

This is contained in a statement signed by the service Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, in Kano. Abdullahi said that 17 people, however, lost their lives and properties worth 51 million naira were destroyed by fire during the period under review. According to him, the service responded to 84 rescue calls and 33 false alarms from residents of the state.

The spokesperson attributed the fire incidents to careless handling of cooking gas and the use of sub-standard electrical appliances.

He urged the people to handle naked fire with care to prevent outbreaks, cautioned motorists to obey traffic regulations to avoid road crashes and called on parents to be vigilant and monitor their wards, especially when swimming in ponds and playing in dangerous places.

Seun Fakorede


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