One dies as fire breaks out at general hospital in Kano

A 40-year-old man died as a result of the fire that occurred at a general hospital in Badawa Layout, Nassarawa Local Government Area of Kano State.

The Kano State Fire Service spokesman, Saminu Abdullahi, disclosed this on Thursday, August 25, to newsmen in Kano.

He said the agency received an emergency call on Wednesday that there was a fire outbreak at the facility.

“On arrival, we found that the fire was in a generator room where two diesel tanks, and four sets of generators had been completely razed.

He added that the victim sustained some injuries and was taken out of the generator room unconscious.

“He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Muhammad Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital where he was taken for medical attention,”

Abdullahi said the corpse has been handed over to the police at Badawa Police Divisional headquarters.

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