The Controller General of the Federal Fire Sevice, Mr. Liman Ibrahim, has charged citizens to be more fire safety conscious during and after the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
While speaking in Abuja on Saturday, the Fire Chief emphasised that such consciousness would serve well in checking loss of lives and properties.
“Cooking should not be left unattended to and children should be cautioned against playing with matches sticks and lighters.
“Ensure fire blankets are placed in the kitchen to prompt response in case of kitchen fire incidents,” Ibrahim said.
He advised Nigerians to always have fire extinguishers in their homes in case of any fire outbreaks.
He released the 112 or 08032003557 emergency lines for citizens to call in case of any emergency report.
He explained that people should always endeavour to always switch off electrical appliances after use.
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