Just In: Two Confirmed Dead, In Fire Outbreak In Kamwokya

Just In: Two Confirmed Dead, In Fire Outbreak In Kamwokya

By Simon Abaho

The fire whose cause is yet to be known has Thursday evening ravaged several makeshift houses in Kamwokya leaving property worth millions destroyed to ashes.

The Police Fire Prevention and Rescue Services are currently battling a fire outbreak in Kyamuka Zone, Kamwokya that started today at around 7 pm, said Luke Owoyesigyire the Deputy Police spokesperson.

He added that “The firefighters at the scene with the territorial Police of Kira Road have so far confirmed two deaths of a male adult and a female adult. Their identities are yet to be known.”

“A number of injuries from the locals and police officers responders have been registered. It also said that a lot of properties like shops, people’s homes and many valuables have been burnt in the process,” he said.

Residents have called on the government and well-wishers to respond to the cause by supporting the affected families as their property was destroyed down to ashes.

Luke noted that the fire is suspected to have started after sparks from nearby electricity lines. More investigations are being carried on and we will inform the public when we are done.

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