The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed that 11 temporary shops and two permanent ones in a one-story buildingwe’rere razed down by an early morning fire at Singer Market, Ado Bayero Road, Kano.
The Public Relations Officer of the Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed confirmed this while speaking with journalists on Thursday.
Mohammed said the fire service received a distress call in the early hours of Thursday at about 04:00a.m from one Mubarak about the fire outbreak at the market.
“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our personnel and fire fighting vehicles to the scene of the incident at about 04:03 a.m to put off the fire spreading to other shops,“ he said.
He appealed to traders to be more careful and desist from using instruments capable of causing fire outbreak
Mohammed also advised residents to keep fire buckets, blankets and extinguishers at home to enable them to curtail fire outbreak before calling on the fire service.
He also disclosed that the cause of the fire was still being investigated by men of the state fire service .
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