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We saved 79 lives, properties worth N27.6 million in Kano: Fire Service

Mr Abdullahi said that 12 people, however, lost their lives and property worth N10.3 million were destroyed by fire during the period under review.

• August 5, 2022
Kano Fire Service truck
Kano Fire Service truck used to illustrate the story

The Kano State Fire Service saved 79 lives and property worth N27.6 million from 32 fire incidents in the month of July.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the service, Saminu Abdullahi, on Friday in Kano.

Mr Abdullahi said that 12 people, however, lost their lives and property worth N10.3 million were destroyed by fire during the period under review.

He said the service responded to 65 rescue calls and 12 false alarms from residents of the state.

The spokesperson urged the general public to handle fire with care to prevent outbreaks and also cautioned  motorists to abide by traffic laws to avoid accidents especially during the rainy season. 

(NAN)

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