Fire perish family of six in Kano

March 2, 2019
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Tragedy struck in the wee hours of Saturday at Bawo road, Hausawa quarters, in Tarauni local government area of Kano state, when fire burnt a family of six to death beyond recognition.

The fire outbreak killed one Isaiah Jonathan, his wife, his three children including a new born baby and the younger sister of his wife.

According to an eyewitness the fire incident started from the sitting room and prevented the deceased and his family members from coming out of the house.

Narrating further how the incident occurred, the eyewitness account said they were woken up when they heard the deceased shouting, calling for help.

“When we heard some noise at the early hours we thought robbers have visited us. But when we came out, we saw fire which burnt some part of the house and it became difficult to put out. We saw them trying to pull out the burglary proof. We couldn’t find ladder to get to their rescue.” he said

Confirming the incident, the Kano state Police spokesman DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa said“at about 0325hrs control room call and inform patrol team that there was fire incident at link 39 Bawo Rd Hausawa all the family of one Mr Jonathan male his wife three children and their maid all burnt to ashes, the fire was put out with the help of men from Kano fire service. “

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