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Fire Guts Kano Police Station, Precautionary Measures Taken to Safeguard Weapons




A blaze erupted at the Divisional Police Office in Kano's Nasarawa Local Government Area, as confirmed by the Nigeria Police Force.


State Police Commissioner Usaini Gumel reported the incident, stating that the fire broke out early Monday morning.


"Despite the swift response of the State Fire Service, the Divisional Police headquarters sustained significant damage," he remarked.

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Gumel noted that an inquiry has been initiated to ascertain the cause of the fire, adding that the affected area has been secured to prevent unauthorized access, ensuring the safety of arms and ammunition stored within.


"The Divisional Police Officer is presently assessing the extent of damage to documents," he added.


This marks the second instance of a police station fire in Kano this year. Earlier, on January 13, the Kano Police Command headquarters in Bompai suffered a similar fate, with multiple offices affected by the blaze. 

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