Comfort Yakubu, Kano
Nine people have lost their lives while properties Worth N6, 700, 500 were destroyed by a fire disaster in Kano state in June, the Kano State Fire Service has revealed.
Spokesperson of the State Service, Saminu Yusif Abdullahi, in a statement on Tuesday pointed out that the Service under the leadership of its Director, Alh. Hassan Ahmad Muhammad, the state fire service received an emergency call from their twenty-seven 27 fire stations across the State in the month of June.
He said: “We received Twenty-two (22) fire calls, 18 rescue calls, and four false alarms.
“Estimated properties destroyed by fire is worth N6,700,500; estimated properties saved by our men from a different disaster is worth N17, 200, 000; Nine (9) lives were lost while the fire Service successfully saved 26 people from a different fire disaster.”
While calling on the public to abide by the traffic law to avoid road accidents, Abdullahi also advised people to handle fire with care to avoid inferno.