The victims, including four children, three women and a man, died due to suffocation, said the report.
However, the Civil Defence said the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained.
The Fire Service said the cause of the fire remained sketchy but promised to furnish the public with the details as soon as the cause is ascertain.
“A roll of shops, comprising 12 units, was, however, severely damaged by the fire.”
About 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, there was a reported incident of a fire outbreak at the Egbin power plant.
No casualties have been reported and the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
A fire outbreak on Wednesday morning razed popular Lagos plank market Oko-Baba Sawmill.
Local authorities believed that the fire might have been started by a lighted cigarette stick dumped in the area.
Mr Saminu Abdullahi, spokesman of the service, gave the statistics in a statement on Wednesday in Kano.
A source said the blaze was caused by an electric short circuit in the children’s ward.