The Federal Fire Service in Plateau State has said that it recorded 17 fire outbreaks and saved property valued up to N500 million in 2023.
The Head of Press and Protocol of the agency, Mrs Nanya Dul, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Jos.
According to her, the fire outbreaks were largely in communities within Jos North and Jos South local government areas.
She listed the causes of the fire outbreaks to include bush burning, carelessness, suspected arson and improper use of electrical appliances.
”Last year, we received 17 fire calls in Plateau and responded to all.
”We saved property worth over N500 million, and the good story is that no casualty was recorded,” she said.
She urged residents of the state to take proactive measures to avert fire outbreaks.