Alhaji Saminu Yusuf, Public Relations Officer, Kano State Fire Service, said in a statement that the fire occurred at the gas station located at Yankaba, Hadejia Road, Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.
“We received a distress call at 1.14 a.m. from Malam Jibril Haruna at the Dakata Police Station.
“Usman Muktar, 18, was trapped in the fire and sustained injuries,” he said.
The spokesman noted that the victim 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)