No fewer than 15 persons were killed and properties worth N20 million destroyed in various fire incidents in Kano State in October.
This is according to a statement issued by the spokesman of the Kano Fire Service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi on Thursday in Kano.
Abdullahi said the service also saved 24 lives and property worth N43.3 million from 35 fire incidents during the period.
He said that the service responded to 32 rescue calls and six false alarms from residents across the state during the period.
The spokesperson urged the general public to handle fire with care to prevent fire outbreaks and cautioned motorists to abide by traffic laws to avoid road crashes in the state.