Fire Outbreak

Three persons have been confirmed dead after an inferno that occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, September 25.

Eye9ja reports that the incident occurred at a flat at Gayawa Tsohowa, in Ungogo Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano state.

Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, Spokesman of the Kano State Fire service, confirmed the report in his statement that also noted that the victims included a 2 year-old baby girl.

“We received a distress call in the early hours of Wednesday from one Malam Mudassir Abdullahi at about 3:57 a.m. that there was a fire outbreak at a dwelling house. Upon receiving the information, we quickly dispatched a fire engine to the scene at about 4:08 a.m., to bring the fire under control,’’ he said.

He gave the names of the victims as- Malam Aminu Bala, 50, Rukkaiya Aminu, 30, and Aisha Aminu, 2. Mohammed.

The spokesman revealed that the remains of the victims have since been taken to the Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital in Kano, where doctors confirmed them dead, adding that investigation has already commenced to ascertain the real cause of the inferno.

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