The Kano State Fire Service disclosed that it had rescued 69 lives from fire incidents in the past two weeks in the state.
Mr Saidu Muhammed, the Public Relations Officer made this known in a statement issued on Friday in Kano.
Muhammed reported that six lives were lost in the fire incidents while 10 distress calls, seven false alarms and 46 rescue calls were recorded within the period under review.
“The calls emanated from victims and witnesses of collapsed building incidents, road crashes and fire disasters among others,” he said.
Muhammed cautioned residents in the state against the use of electrical appliances to guard against fire disaster.
He further cautioned against storing petrol and other inflammable products in shops and homes.