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Kano Fire Service saved 126 lives

The Kano State Fire Service said on Thursday that it saved 126 lives and goods worth N142 million from 116 fire outbreaks in the state in February.

The Public Relations Officer ( PRO ) of the service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, however, told our reporter,  in Kano that 13 lives were lost in the incidents.

Mohammed said about 18 houses were affected in the fire outbreaks while properties valued at N57 million were destroyed during the period.

He said that the service received 84 rescue calls and 23 false alarms from the residents during the month.

Mohammed said that the major causes of the fire outbreaks were the use of inferior electrical materials, poor handling of electrical appliances, cooking gas and boiling ring as well as accidents.

He advised the general public to be careful in this dry season to stop storing petroleum products in their shops and houses so as to forestall unforeseen dangers.


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