Fire outbreak has destroyed a multi-million naira residence of Kebbi State correspondent of News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Mohammed Lawal in Zaria.
It was gathered that the fire incident started at about 2 pm yesterday and lasted for about an hour, reports Daily Sun.
The fire destroyed properties in the compound which is located behind kofar Gayan Low-cost houses in Zaria, Kaduna State.
While speaking of the incident, the victim, Muhammad Lawal said that he was about taking his birth after coming back from mosque when they discovered traces of smoke in one of the rooms in the three bedroom bungalow.
He said they made efforts to quench the fire but their efforts were not successful which they resorted to call the fire service at Kofar Doka in Zaria.
According to him, the fire service officer said they had no fuel to respond to their call, and he asked the officer to give him the phone number of the Federal Fire Service at Sabon Gari, but the officer didn’t oblige.
Lawal said they didn’t remove anything from the house, everything was destroyed except the clothes they’re wearing.
He said they are suspecting electric power fluctuations to be the cause of the fire outbreak.