Monday, April 12, 2021

Kano Fire Service saves 111 lives, N180.2m property in February

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The Kano State Fire Service says it saved 111 lives and property worth N180.2 million in 95 fire incidents recorded in the state in February.

Saidu Muhammad, Public Relations Officer, PRO, of the Service, gave the figures in a statement on Wednesday in Kano.

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He however said that eight lives were lost and property worth N11.3 million destroyed by fire during the period under review.

“The Service responded to 59 rescue calls and 13 false alarms from residents of the state,” he added.

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Mr Muhammad attributed most of the fire incidents in the state to careless handling of cooking gas and use of inferior electrical appliances.

He advised residents to always handle fire with care to prevent outbreaks.

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