By Prossy Namiiro
Police in Mbarara have kicked off investigations into circumstances under which a fire gutted Nyerere House a boys dormitory that housing 78 senior one and senior two students in Mbarara.
This incident took place on Friday morning while all students were on assemble for an administrative address
Police spokesman, Rwizi region, Samson Kasasira, said in a statement that the Police Fire brigade was able to get there in time extinguishing the fire stopping the spread of fire to other dormitories nearby
“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,”he said.
He said the day students have been sent back home to help decongest the school for safety purposes.
Kasasira said inquiries into the matter are ongoing to establish the cause of the fire.