Four children were on wednesday confirmed dead in a Fire outbreak that occurred at Awala Filin-Jirgi in Gusau metropolis in the state.
The Deputy Director Fire Prevention and Public Enlightenment, Mr Abdullahi Jibo confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau.
Jibo said that the house affected by the fire belonged to a driver attached to the Government House, Gusau.
He said that four children, comprising two boys and two girls, lost their lives in the incident which occurred on Tuesday night.
“We received distress calls from the area on the fire around 10.00 p.m.
“Before we got to the place, the fire had already taken over the house; we exhausted four water tankers to control the disaster,” the fire officer said.
Jibo, however, urged residents in the state to always comply with safety guidelines as the the fire might have been caused by power surge.
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