The Kano State Fire Service, early Sunday morning, saved a 75-year-old man called Malam Magaji Sunusi, from a burning house at Jakara by Doguwa Quarters in Kano.
the Public Relations Officer of the service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Kano that Mal. Sunusi was trapped in the burning building.
Mohammed said that someone good character informed the fire service about the incident.
He said: “On receiving the information at about 4:30 am, we urgently dispatched our fire team and a vehicle to the scene.’’
According to him, the old man was rescued unconscious and handed over to the son.
He said the source of the fire outbreak had not been known but investigation was on.
Mohammed further said that at about 3:21pm on Saturday, the firemen also saved a 7-year-old girl, Zuwaira Bala, who fell into a well in Bagoje, Gaya Local Government Area.
He said that Bala and her elder sister had gone to fetch water from the well when the incident happened.
The PRO said that the girl was also rescued unconscious and handed over to the village head.
He advised parents to be careful on sending their kids to fetch water from well and said that those who had well in their compounds should cover them to forestall further occurrences.