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Seven Family Members Perish In Kano Fire Outbreak

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Seven Family Members Perish In Kano Fire Outbreak

The doctor confirmed seven of them dead due to the smoke they inhaled

Kano State– A devastating fire outbreak at Tudun Wada Bompai in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State has left a community in mourning, as seven family members were killed in the incident.

The Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullah, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, January 15, 2024, said a father, mother, and their five children died in the incident which occurred on Sunday night, January 14.

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“We received a distress call at the Dakata Fire Station from one Ibrahim Sani at about 12:25 am that there was a fire outbreak in a building at Tudun Wada Quarters.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our fire fighting vehicle to the scene at about 12:30 am,’’

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He said seven unconscious victims were evacuated by firefighters from the slightly burned two rooms and a parlour they were occupying and rushed to the hospital.

“The doctor confirmed seven of them dead due to the smoke they inhaled,’’ he said, adding that investigation revealed that the fire, caused by an electric spark, was out of control by the time firefighters arrived.

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He, however, advised the general public to exercise caution while handling electrical appliances and inflammable materials to avoid fire incidents and other emergencies.

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