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Fire guts 17 Kano LG offices


A fire outbreak at the Gwale Local Government Secretariat in Kano State left 17 offices destroyed in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The Kano State Fire Service confirmed the incident, and the Public Relations Officer of the service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, provided details on the response.

“We received a distress call at about 03:43 a.m. from Abdullahi Hassan that there was a fire outbreak at Gwale Secretariat. Upon receiving the information, we quickly sent a fire vehicle to the scene at about 03:46 a.m. to bring the fire under control,” Abdullahi stated.

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The affected area, a ground floor of approximately 300 x 200 feet, housed 17 offices, and the fire consumed the entire space.

Additionally, a 406 Peugeot, one Haice bus, and a station wagon ambulance parked in the vicinity suffered slight damage.

Abdullahi mentioned that an investigation into the cause of the fire is currently underway.

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The Kano State Fire Service acted promptly to control the fire and prevent further damage.