Reports of a tragedy after a fire killed several people and destroyed properties worthy of millions of shillings before displacing more than a hundred families emerged online.
According to the source, the incident occurred today in the slums of Mathare. An eyewitness revealed that heavy fire broke out from one iron sheet house and suddenly spread quickly to other houses.
Residents tried their level best to put off the fire but they couldn't since it was spreading very first. The fire brigade team was informed and came to the scene to put off and rescue the lives of people.
Many people were rescued from houses but unfortunately, four people were feared dead after being trapped inside the houses. Reports indicated that more than 300 houses were burnt to recognition while residents lost their properties worth millions of shillings.
Police officers were also informed and rushed to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire. It is our prayers that God may comfort those who lost their loved ones and also properties from the tragedy. Investigation over the incident is ongoing.
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