Fire engulfs shops in Kano

daedf ball of fire from the gas tanker on lagos ibadan expressway
daedf ball of fire from the gas tanker on lagos ibadan expressway

By Bosede Olufunmi

Fire has razed four shops in Kano on Airport Road, close to France Road, in the Fagge Local Government Area of the state.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, on Monday in Kano.

According to him, the incident occurred on Monday morning.

“We received a distress call at about 09:06 a.m from Hamish Ahmed and we immediately sent our rescue team to the scene at about 09:13 a.m. to stop the fire from spreading to the other shops.

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“The four shops razed were used to sell hospital equipment, car spare parts, while one shop was slightly burnt with toilet wares,” the statement said.

He said the cause of the fire was under investigation.

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