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Fire razes filling station in Kano



The Kano State Fire Service, on Tuesday, confirmed that fire has razed the Aliko filling station on Aminu Kano Way in Dala LGA of the state.

The spokesman of the service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the fire occurred at about 12:45 am on Tuesday.

According to Abdullahi, “We received a distress call at about 12:45 am from patrol and guard, Kwalli police division that there was a fire outbreak at the filling station.

”On receiving the information, we quickly sent some of our personnel and fire fighting vehicle to the  scene at about 12:54a.m. to put off the fire so as not to affect houses close to the station.“ 


Abdullahi said the station which is 100 by 300 ft, has six compartment petrol drop pits, station shed and two motorbikes that were completely razed by the fire.

He added that the inferno occurred during unloading of petrol from the truck to the down compartment pit.

He said no live was lost and that the value of property lost was yet to be ascertained. (NAN)


Source link: Daily Trust/

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