Controller General of the Federal Fire Service-FFS, Doctor Liman Ibrahim who has cautioned Muslim faithful to apply all necessary fire safety precaution while celebrating Eid-el-Kabir.
Liman who gave the advice in a statement by FFS Spokesperson, Ugo Huan, in Abuja, urged citizens to be careful as the festivity involves lots of cooking activities so as to avoid careless acts that could result to fire outbreaks.
According to him, all fire safety precautions must be adhered to which implies that roasting of animals must be in an open space, Gas cylinders should be kept outside the kitchen as cooking must not be left unattended to, adding that when going out, all electrical appliances should be switched off and children must not be allowed to play with matches or go near fire.
He however assured that he has placed all fire stations across the country on red alert and directed all Zonal and State commanders to ensure that all fire stations are ready to respond to any fire call within the quickest possible time. Liman, while wishing all Muslim faithful and Nigerians a happy and fire incident free celebration, assured Nigerians of the readiness of the Fire Service to respond to any emergency call during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.