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Jigawa records 16 deaths, as property worth millions destroyed in fire incidents

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Sixteen persons lost their lives as property worth millions of Naira were destroyed in 90 different fire outbreaks within the first quarter of 2019 in Jigawa state.

This was disclosed by the Jigawa State Directorate of Fire Service and Rescue, Alhaji Ahmad Danyaro Gumel, to journalists on Sunday.

He said within the period under evaluation, the service recorded 90 different fire outbreaks and property worth over 98 million naira was destroyed.

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He added that property worth over 172 million naira were saved during the period under evaluation, stating that 12 animals were destroyed by fire disasters, while 22 were saved by the directorate.

By Todimu Ogunade…

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