By Lucy Osuizigbo
12 He said that valuables worth millions of naira and preventable lives were been lost daily to avoidable fire outbreaks.
14 Musibau said that the directorate received about 19 fire emergency calls weekly (11 rescue calls and eight false call were received accordingly.)
16 According to him, the high rate of fire incidents calls for concern as a responsible and responsive government that places safety of its citizenry at premium.
22 ”Some of the fire cases are mostly caused by negligence on the part of those who uses it.
26 Musibau said that the fire officials, as first responders to emergencies and incident management, had been empowered and equipped to tackle any form of natural and man-made incident across the state.
He appealed to residents to utilise the emergency toll free numbers 767 / 112 to report any case of fire incident to avert loss of lives and property. (NNN)
Edited by Olagoke Olatoye