Alhaji Saidu Muhammed, Public Relations Officer of the Service, said the incident which occurred at about 3.18 a.m also razed a dwelling house.

“We received a distress call from Malam Salisu Mohammed at about 3:18 a.m that fire has gutted a dwelling house in his area and three persons were trapped.

“On receiving the information, we quickly sent our rescue team to the scene at about 3:22 a.m.

“They were rescued unconscious and conveyed to Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital where the doctor on duty confirmed them dead,” Muhammed said.

He said the victims, who were from the same family, were Hauwa Musa, 25; Mubarak Musa, 13, and Salamatu Musa, 20.

Mohammed said that the cause of the incident was being investigated.