The Kano State Fire Service, says it has saved 69 lives in the state from fire incidents in the past two weeks.
Mr Saidu Muhammed, the Public Relations Officer of the Officer, said this in a statement on Friday in Kano.
Muhammed, however, said that six lives were lost in the fire incidents, while 10 distress calls, seven false alarms and 46 rescue calls were received by the Service within the period.
“The calls emanated from victims and witnesses of collapsed buildings, road crashes and fire disasters, among others,” he said.
Muhammed advised residents of the state to be extra-cautious while using electrical appliances to guard against fire outbreaks.
He also warned the people against storing petrol and other inflammable products in shops and homes.