Dormitory fire destroys property  of unknown value at a school in Homabay

Dormitory fire destroys property of unknown value at a school in Homabay

BY CORRESPONDENT,HOMABAY,23RD SEPT 2017-The incidents  of school inferno continue to  sweep various parts of the country leaving a trail of destruction. The latest incident  has been reported at a boys  high school  in Kasipul Kabondo constituency Homa Bay county.The incident   occurred Friday  afternoon at the Wanga Apala secondary school  noon  while  students were in class taking their Friday afternoon lessons.

According to the county education officials who talked to UPESINEWS.CO.KE   no student was injured  with property of unknown value going up in smoke.

The school administration is now appealing to the county government and well wishers to intervene and assist in rebuilding the damaged dormitory and also provide shelter for affected students.

Elsewhere several classrooms went up in smoke Friday night after fire broke out at Tenwek high school in Bomet County.The school management is yet to know what caused the inferno as investigation continues.


Nine students of Moi Girls School in Nairobi died in a fire at one of their dormitories on the night of September 2.

Education CS Fred Matiang’i said this was an arson and that the culprits will be found and punished.

The parents of a student linked to the tragedy said she was framed.

Other incidents have also been reported in other  schools  including Migori Boys Secondary School and Nyabondo Boys’ Primary School in Nyakach, Kisumu county.

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