Over 1200 students of Mbarara High School have been sent home following yesterday’s fire that gutted a boy’s dormitory.
Fire gutted Addis Ababa dormitory that houses students from different classes at around 9:00 pm while the students were in classes reading, destroying property of over 100 students.
The school headmaster Benon Twinomujuni says the students were scheduled to begin end of first term exams this morning but the fire has disrupted all preparations for the same.
According to the Rwizi Region Field Force Police Commander Collins Kaganzi, the cause of the fire is still being investigated.
He says the four rooms of the dormitory were found locked and had to
break-in in desperate attempt to save the property.
The security guard who was supposed to be on duty at the time of the fire outbreak has been arrested to help with investigations.
Story By Felix Ayinebyona