Kano Fire Service saves 197 lives, properties worth N75m in May

The Kano State Fire Service it saved 197 lives and property worth N75 million 68 fire incidents recorded the state May.

Saminu Abdullahi, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Service, gave the figures a statement on Wednesday Kano.

He, however, said that 22 lives were lost and properties worth N22.9 million destroyed by fire the period under review.

“The Service responded to 83 rescue calls and 14 false alarms from residents of the state,” added.

attributed of the fire incidents the state to careless handling of cooking and use of inferior electrical appliances.

advised residents to always handle fire with care to outbreaks.

The PRO also urged parents to stop their wards’ from swimming open and playing near Groundwater Wells. (NAN)