Fire razes 19 shops, mosque in Kano

Fire on Wednesday razed 19 shops and one mosque at Kasuwar Rimi market in Kano State.

The Public Relations Officer for the State Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday in Kano.

He said the service received a distress call at 01:46 a.m. on Wednesday from one Ahmad Tijjani about a fire outbreak at the market.

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“The spokesman said: On receiving the information, we quickly sent some of our personnel and fire fighting vehicles to the scene of the incident at about 01:55 a.m. to put off the fire.

“At least 14 permanent shops, five temporary ones, and one mosque were completely razed by the inferno.

“However, no life was lost in the incident.”

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