3 Died in Kano Fire Outbreak

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: Mustapha Gambo Muhammad

Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of 3 persons following a fire outbreak in house located at Kabuga, Yan’azara within Kano Metropolis.

PFS Saminu Yusuf Abdullahi, Public Relations Officer, Kano Fire Service made the disclosure in a statement issued, Tuesday.

He said on Tuesday 21st Nov. Fire Service Control Room recieved an emergency call at about 22:40hrs from one Marwan Umar, were he reported a fire incident at Kabuga Yan’azara.

He pointed out that the Service mobilised their operatives from central fire station.

“On Arrival the scene of incident at about 22:50hrs they found that one building with two apartments is on ablaze.

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“A building of one floor of about 100 x 40 feet used as a dwelling houses.

“First apartment with 2 rooms, 1 parlour, 1 toilet and corridor from the upper floor well alight.

While the second apartment with 1 room and parlour, 1 single room and 1 toilet from the upper floor well alight.” Abdullahi further said

He stated that according to an eyewitness in the second apartment, a student of Federal College of Education (FCE), Ibrahim Lawan said the fire started from the first partment and spread to another apartment.

He added that, inability to inform the fire brigade in time led fire spread, noting that 3 persons involved.

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He identified the victims as Fatima Isyaku,16, Abdulsamad Isyaku, 15, and Saddika Isyaku, 6,

He further stated that all victims were rescued unconscious and later confirmed dead.

He maintained that the victims were handed over to their parents.

“With good effort of our men we successfully saved the rooms at downstair of the first apartment and another 2 rooms at downstair and 2 rooms from the upper floor of the second apartment,”

Kano Fire Service PRO revealed that cause of the incident is under investigation.

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