Kano Fire Service rescues 18-year-old from gas station inferno



Kano State Fire Thursday said that it had rescued alive 18-year-old Usman Muktar from early ’s inferno at NAP gas filling station, Kano.

Alhaji Saminu Yusuf, Relations Officer, Kano State Fire , said in a statement that fire occurred at gas station located at Yankaba, Hadejia , Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.

Yusuf said the fire, which started at 1.14 a.m. in the ancient city, razed part of the compartment and light pump at the station.

“We received a distress call at 1.14 a.m. from Malam Jibril Haruna at the Dakata Police Station.

receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue to the scene at 1.22 a.m.

“Usman Muktar, 18, was trapped in the fire and sustained injuries,” he said.

The spokesman noted that the was rescued alive and taken to the Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital Kano for treatment.

Yusuf said the cause of the incident was being investigated. (NAN)