Fire gut properties, food reserves in Yobe, Nigeria.

About eight households including foodstuffs have been destroyed by a fire outbreak in Garin Danga village of Nangere local government area, Yobe state, yesterday.

The Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency, (SEMA) Dr. Mohammed who confirmed the incident when he visited the affected community today to ascertain level of damages, said most of the community’s food reserves were burnt to ashes.

He noted the disaster also affected a family who is just about to wed off their daughters lost all the items bought ahead of the wedding.

The team assured the community that, as directed by Governor Mai Mala Buni, first line support will reach them within 48 hours of the assessment.

Dr. Goje, further called on the community to be vigilant in order to avoid reoccurrence.