Fire, other mishap kills 28 in Kano

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By Bashir Bello

Kano State Hearth Service says it has misplaced not fewer than twenty-eight individuals to fireside inferno, drowning, street accident and other mishaps recorded in the state.

The Public Relations Officer of the service, Saidu Muhammad who disclosed this in a press release made out there to Vanguard stated it lost 26 of the individuals within the month of April while other two individuals lost their lives after falling inside open water over the weekend.

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Muhammad stated, “In the month of April 2020, we acquired 108 calls on hearth incidence in numerous areas comparable to markets, faculties, workplaces and dwelling homes among others. 15 false alarm calls have been additionally acquired.

“An estimate of N254 million properties have been lost whereas properties estimated at N820 million have been saved.

“We lost 26 lives and saved 77 lives in all the incidence starting from hearth incidence, street accident, electrical faults, drowning and others.

“We advise individuals to handle hearth with care to avoid inferno. We additionally advise mother or father, academics and common individuals to hitch hand and cease our youngsters from going to the native swimming to keep away from jeopardizing their lives,” he stated.

On the 2 more deaths recorded over the weekend, Muhammad stated, “On Saturday, 09/05/2020. We acquired a rescue call from one Samegu by Madobi street, Kumbotso Local government area that a boy of about 19 years previous, Mustapha Rabi’u fell inside open water. Sufferer rescued unconscious and handed over toward head of Ja’en group, Alh. Isma’il Sa’id

“On Sunday, 10/05/2020. We also acquired a call round 07:40hrs from one Muhammad Wada in Kureken Sani, Kumbotso Local authorities area that a man of about 20 years, Umar Ibrahim fell inside open water. We flip our rescue time to the scene of the incident. The victim was rescued unconscious and handed over to Limawa Ward Head, Alh. Suleiman Bala.

“Equally, on Monday, we acquired a name from one Jazuli Muhammad, in Zoo street by a Dankura at about 08:05hrs. We send our hearth workforce to the scene of the incident and came upon that it was a one storey constructing used as a plaza that caught hearth. Our men control the hearth and quench it. No lost of dwelling or damage. The reason for the hearth and the quantity of properties lost is underneath investigation,” Muhammad nevertheless stated.


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