Property of unknown value destroyed in Waa boys fire

Fire fighters attempt to put down a fire at the Msambweni boys high school.Another fire gutted down Waa Boys in the same county on Sunday PHOTO COURTESY

Kwale,KENYA: Property of unknown value was destroyed on Sunday night after a fire broke out in one of the dormitories of Waa boys in Kwale county.

According to the school headteacher Julius Changwa, the fire burnt down the roof of a dormitory that was accommodating close to 100 students.

“The fire started at around 8.30 pm on Sunday evening but some of the students in collaboration with firefighters managed to put down the fire,” Julius Changwa told reporters.

The cause of the fire has not yet been established  which according to the headteacher, the fire occurred when the students were still in the dormitory.

Matuga MP who visited the school on Monday promised to replace some of the belongings that had been burnt down in the fire.

This comes just a week after Msambweni boys was closed down following a fire that gutted down one of the dormitories.