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Nine Feared Dead In Kano Fire Outbreaks

No fewer than nine people reportedly died in different fire incidents that happened in Kano State in June 2023.

The total number of affected persons was confirmed in a statement issued on Tuesday by Saminu Abdullahi, the State Fire Service spokesperson.

The fire official explained that within the month under review, 26 persons were rescued from the fire incidents across the state, adding that properties worth N6.7 million were destroyed in the incidents.

He stated that under the leadership of the Director, Hassan Muhammad, the service in June 2023 received emergency calls from 27 fire stations across the state.


He said, “Numbers of false alarms were four, estimated properties destroyed by fire disasters recorded from June 1 to 31, 2023, worth N6,700,500. Estimated property saved by our men from different fire disasters is valued at N17,200,000″.

The Kano State Fire Service admonished the citizens to handle fire with care to avoid infernos and abide by the traffic law to avoid road accidents.

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