Gombe State Government said it had installed 20 fire hydrants in Gombe, the state capital, to put an end to cases of water shortage whenever fire fighters go out to combat fire outbreaks.
Alhaji Isa Mohammed, General Manager of the state Water Corporation, made the disclosure on Tuesday in Gombe.
According to Mohammed, officials of the corporation would accompany fire fighters round the metropolis to show them the locations of the fire hydrant.
“We will soon take them (fire fighters) round the city to show them the locations of the fire hydrant”, he said.
Mohammed expressed confidence that the fire hydrant would assist the government address the problem of water as one of the challenges facing the fire service.