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BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,16TH JULY 2018-Fire fighters have been battling the huge inferno that broke out at the Fuata nyayo estate in Nairobi’s South B area.
The cause of the early morning inferno has not been established but sources says it may have been caused by an electric fault.
Over 10 residential house have been affected after the fire which begun in one house spread quickly.
According to John Mwangi whose house was burnt says the fire begun around 5am when the residents were just preparing to wake up and prepare for the day
”.(Tulikuwa ndio tunamka kujiandaa kwenda kazi na moto huu ulianzia kwenye nyumba moja na kusambaa haraka(..loosely translated to We were just preparing to leave for our various places of work and this fire begun in one house before spreading to other adjacent house”). he said.
Nairobi county fire fighters and the residents had to combine efforts to extinguish the fire.