Kano loses 12 lives, N17.6m property in April — Fire Service

The Kano State Fire says 12 lives were lost and property worth 17.6 million were destroyed in fire incidents recorded in the state in April.

Saminu Abdullahi, Public Relations Officer of the , gave the figures statement on Tuesday in Kano.

He, however, said that scores of lives and property worth 423 million were saved the period under review.

“The responded to 73 rescue calls and 14 false alarms from residents of the state,” he added.

Abdullahi attributed most of the fire incidents to accidents, careless handling of cooking gas and use of inferior electrical appliances.

He advised residents to always drive caution and handle fire to prevent outbreaks. (NAN)