Property worth millions lost in Mbarara Sec School dormitory fire

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Some of the property which was destroyed by fire at Mbarara Secondary School; Courtesy Photo

The territorial Police of CPS Mbarara is investigating circumstances under which a fire gutted Nyerere House a boys dormitory that housing 78 senior one and senior two students destroying property worth millions.

According to Rwizi Region Police PRO ASP Kasasira Samson, the fire broke out at 09:45am in the morning while all students were on assemble for an administrative address.

He said the Police Fire brigade was able to get there in time extinguishing the fire stopping and the spread of fire to other dormitories nearby.

However, some of the property that includes books, mattresses and beddings were totally destroyed by the fire but fortunately no student was affected in the fire.

Following the incident, Kasasira says day students have been sent back home to help decongest the school for safety purposes.

Inquiries into the matter are ongoing to establish the cause of the fire.

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