Waa high school in Kwale dormitory on fire The cases of school fires have been rampant in the recent past. Many schools were burnt down and many properties destroyed. The affected schools were forced to close down to pave way for investigation and renovation. Examples of schools that were affected by fire were Kakamega school, Buruburu girls, Sigalame boys, Chavakali boys amongst others.
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Photo of Kerugoya secondary gate in Murang'a county Several schools have experienced some cases of fire that vandalised alot of properties. The first school to experience this problem of fire was Sigalame boys secondary school in Busia county. Five dormitories were burnt down in concurrently which forced the school management to close the institution indefinitely.
Photo Courtesy. Fire incidents in the country have been on the rise in the last couple of months with several cases being reported daily across the country. There have been lots of speculation regarding the matter with education stakeholders pointing at the issue of mental exhaustion as a possible reason behind the incidents.
The Government is determined to make students more comfortable in schools.It does everything possible to see that the students are safe right from issuing directives to the principals not to send the students home to paying capitation fees for them.However,some students still don't appreciate this.Some have continued to take the laws in their hands by burning their schools as a way of expressing their anger towards the unfulfilled demand.
Over 1500 students from Sigalame Boys high School in Funyula constituency Busia county have been sent home indefinitely following burning of forth dormitory in less than two months. According to daily standards, the extra county School today in the morning. The school administration decided to take such an action to give room for thorough investigation.
There have been frequent calls by different people and stakeholders to abolish some of the boarding schools.The teachers union Kuppet also did the same last week.This is to decongest the schools that have been filled by the students due to the 100% transition orchestrated by the Ministry of Education.
All is not well in learning especially in secondary schools. Two days Ofafa Jerico High School and Sigalame Girls were on fire. At Ofafa Jerico the fire razed down a dormitory with several students sustaining burns and lung complications after inhaling smoke. It was reported more than 35 students were taken to Metropolitan Hospital in Nairobi's Buruburu area.
Two High schools have burnt down into ashes while students watch helplessly last night. It has been reported that Ofafa Jericho High School and Sigalame Boys caught fire and the cause of the sudden fire has not been established yet. For Sigalame boys, there was fire in one of the school dormitories and students escaped from the scene.
It is sad to note that the schools have began another series of torchings within this short period of time that the schools have just been opened.Some schools have gone up in flames since the schools opened on Monday 26th July.At times,the causes of fires have remained unknown until now.
There have been very many school fires in the country post-covid period. Most of the fires have occurred during the first term and the second term of this academic year. This is despite several warnings from the government to the students who perpetrate these heinous acts on the school property.
Over the recent few weeks, there have been cases of schools getting burnt at an alarming rate and the government as well as the school heads are paralyzed on what to do. Picture courtesy. Police leading students away after unrest at their school. These fires have in some cases been started by students who have been identified and taken into custody while some remain a mystery to solve.
Several Students Reportedly Injured After a Fire Break Out In Ofafa Jericho, Rescue Mission Underway
Police officers from Ofafa Jericho are currently trying to put off a deadly fire that allegedly broke out under unclear circumstances. Photo:Courtesy According to the reports given by a reliable source of information, it has been revealed that a number of students have been rushed to the hospital after sustaining different degrees of injuries that came from the incident.
Sigalame Boys in Funyula constituency ,Busia county has been closed indefinetely following the fire out break on the dormitory on Tuesday night. According to the students the fire broke out at around 1am forces them to escape but boarding materials,booksa nd personal items were destroyed. The incidences of fire has broken out in the eight schools for the last five weeks.
Earlier today, Sigalame High School in Busia County was indefinitely closed down a day after a fire incident occurred concurrently with a similar episode at Ofafa Jericho High School overnight. However, much concerns have now revolved around the Western region's incident which now seem to have turned habitual.
Yesterday night Sigalame boys high school in Busia county and Ofafa Jericho in Nairobi burnt down.This is witnessed in various school but for Sigalame its becoming a habit. It is the fourth time the dormitories are burnt and the relevant authorities are loosing it.Yesterday around 130 students at Sigalame spend the night in the cold after the dormitory burnt down into ashes.
The cases of fire outbreak in schools has been a normal thing nowadays as day and day we are always hearing the burning of schools. It is recent that a famously known school in bungoma county, kimilili boys two dormitories were burnt under unknown circumstances. Today is also a bad news to both parents and students of two famously known school after their dormitories were burnt on Today's night under unknown circumstances.
Kenya has always been witnessing unrests in many schools which have always ended in loses. In most situations, most schools have always been torched as a result of those unrests. In most cases, teachers always point fingers at students and condemn them for such mischievous acts.
Schools reopened for the first term of year 2020 school calender two weeks ago. Form ones have also been reporting back to their schools this week with many still not being able to report for lack of fees. Picture courtesy The past one week, however, there has been a spike in the number of fires reported across the country.
It is so sad when at this time where learners are left with very less days to wind up the term, being sent home indefinitely due to unexpected incidences. Sigalame High School in Funyula, Busia County, has been closed indefinitely after a fire razed one of the dormitories on Monday night.
According to Sigalame high schooldeputy principal Mr.Samuel Kukali,the fire broke out when the students were in their respective classes doing studies in the morning and their properties worth thousands was reduced to ashes.Kakuli said that,this is the second dormitory to burn in a span of two weeks and the cause is not yet known.He has also blamed Busia county fire extinguishers for taking too long to respond to fires.No injuries were recorded in the course of bring it down.