A Tuesday night fire has razed a residential building located on New Road, Sabon Gari area of Kano.
The Kano State Fire Service confirmed the development to newsmen on Wednesday.
Spokesman of the service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed disclosed that firemen were quickly dispatched to the scene after the service got report of the incident on Tuesday night.
He said, “We received a distress call from one Malam Jamilu Yusuf and we quickly sent our men to the scene to put out the fire.
“The inferno affected eight rooms, a toilet and four shops in the residential building.”
Mohammed, who said that the cause of the fire was still being investigated, appealed to residents to exercise caution while handling inflammable materials.
He equally urged residents to endeavour to switch off all electrical appliances when not in use.