The Kano State Fire Service, on Tuesday, said it had received 62 distress calls from different parts of the state within the last two weeks.
The Public Relations Officer of the service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano.
According to him, the service received 16 fire calls, 40 rescue calls, and six false alarm.
“The calls emanated from victims and witnesses of collapsed buildings, road crashes, and fire disasters, ’’ he said.
Mohammed advised residents of the state to be cautious when using electrical appliances and cautioned them to avoid storing petrol and other inflammable substances in shops and at homes.