BY CORRESPONDENT,NYERI,27TH DEC 2017-Two children lost their lives after fire razed down their house in Nyeri on Tuesday night.
Five more people among them two children sustained injury in the midnight incident that occurred while the family was a sleep.WWW.UPESINEWS.CO.KE has also established that other 9 families were also affected after their houses were burnt forcing them to spend a night in the cold. The cause of the fire has not been established but is is suspected to have been as a result of an electric fault.
The affected families are now appealing to the well wishers and the county government of Nyeri to intervene and assist them put together their lives once again after they lost all their belongings. ”Tumepoteza kila kitu jameni tunaomba watusaidie hatuna chochote”.(We have lost everything that we called ours ,we now apeal to well wishers to come to our aid).said Ann Muthoni who is among those affected.
The residential houses numbering close to 25 located approximately 10 kilometers from Nyeri town were burnt down in the incident as the affected families blamed the delay of fire fighters from the county government to arrive at the scene causing untold damages.
They are reported to have arrived two hours latter only to find the raging fire has damaged the houses.