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Kano Fire Service receives 91 distress calls in 2 weeks


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The Kano State Fire Service on Wednesday said that it had received 91 distress calls from parts of the state in the last two weeks.

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Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, the Public Relations Officer of the service, disclosed this to newsmen in Kano.

Mohammed said the calls emanated from road accidents, fire disasters and gas cooker-induced fire incidents, among others.

He said that of the number of calls, 36 were on fire incidents, 45 were rescue calls while 10 were false alarms.

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The spokesman advised the public to always exercise caution with electrical appliances and stop storing petroleum products in their shops and homes.

Mohammed also advised road users to be cautious when driving and to always obey traffic rules and regulations.


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