The Kano State Fire Service has said fire gutted 17 offices in Gwale Local Government Secretariat.
The Public Relations Officer of the service, Saminu Abdullahi, confirmed the incident to journalists in Kano.
Mr Abdullahi said that the incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday.
”We received a distress call at about 3:43 a.m. from Abdullahi Hassan that there was a fire outbreak at Gwale Secretariat. Upon receiving the information, we quickly sent a fire vehicle to the scene at about 3:46 a.m. to bring the fire under control,’’ he said.
Mr Abdullahi said that the ground floor of about 300 x 200 feet used as an office and others, totalling 17, were completely razed down.
He also said that a 406 Peugeot, one Hiace bus and a station wagon ambulance were slightly burnt. He said that the service was investigating the cause of the fire.