An early morning fire on Monday destroyed 36 houses, 46 silos and killed 40 goats and sheep in Abanderi village of Dutse Local Government Area, Jigawa. The spokesman of Jigawa Police Command, Abdu Jinjiri, a deputy superintendent of police, confirmed the incident to journalists in Dutse. Mr. Jinjiri said the fire, which started at about 5 am, was suspected to have been caused by bush burning.
However, no life was lost in the incident. “Today, at about 5 am, there was fire incident at Abanderi village of Dutse Local Government Area, and the inferno was suspected to have been caused by bush burning. “So, as a result, 36 houses, 46 houses, containing assorted grains and over 40 goats and sheep were burnt to ashes. “Fortunately, no loss of human life was recorded in the incident and the case is under investigation, and normalcy has been restored in the area,’’ Jinjiri said.