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Fire razes St George’s Girls Secondary School kitchen

By Mercy Asamba and Sarah Okuoro | Published Sat, September 9th 2017 at 22:45, Updated September 10th 2017 at 11:46 GMT +3

A section of the kitchen at St George’s Girls Secondary School in Nairobi was Saturday night razed down by a fire that broke out at 10pm.

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No casualties were reported as police and firefighters contained the inferno before it could spread. The cause of the fire was not immediately established.

In a press release, the school management assured members of the public and parents that the fire was under control.

 St.George’s School fire incidence. (Photo: Macharia Mwangi/Standard)

“It is unfortunate that fire incident has been experienced at St. George's Girls High School, kitchen. So far no injuries and the cause of fire not known. Emergency Responders including the Nairobi City County Fire Fighters are fighting it and it is under control. Members of the public are advised to keep off and allow The Emergency Responders to deal with the Incident, “read a press release from the school.

Police said they were investigating the cause of the fire.

This comes just a week after another fire claimed the lives of 9 students at Moi Girls Secondary School in Nairobi when their dormitory went up in flames at 3am on September 2.


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