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No life lost as fire devastates Jigawa village —SEMA

A mysterious fire has destroyed houses in Barebari village in Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sani Yusuf, the Executive Secretary State Emergency Management Agency confirmed.

Yusuf said the cause of the fire, which lasted between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, has yet to be ascertained. He said this on Wednesday in Dutse that the inferno destroyed almost the whole of the village, including animals and foodstuff. Over 60 houses were razed by the fire.

He stated that they are not concerned with the number of houses, animals or foodstuff destroyed, but how they can assist victims immediately is what they are discussing right now. Their plan to provide to the victims with relief materials, including shelter and feeding.

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The executive secretary added that the assistance would be provided in order to ease the hardship and suffering of the victims. He said that no one died in the incident but that investigation into the incident had commenced.

Fortunately, he added that no loss of human life was recorded in the incident but many livestock and foodstuff were destroyed by the fire.

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