Fire razes Sh12m property at Koyozo School
SEE ALSO :The opium of the massesStudents' mattresses and metallic boxes were destroyed. The school Board of Management chairman Francis Namuswa said the boys were calm and police are investigating the cause of the fire. Namuswa said at around 12.30am they saw smoke on the roof. Students and teachers rushed to put it out but not much could be done. The Mumias Sugar Company fire engine arrived to help stop the fire from spreading.
SEE ALSO :Three killed in suspected arson attackNamuswa said the 250 candidates sitting the ongoing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam are safe. Matungu police boss Alex Ndili said the seven were not arrested but were helping the investigative unit to establish the cause of the fire. "We are using anyone who has any information on the fire as we have no conclusive cause of the same," said Ndili. A forensic team was brought to the scene to collect evidence. Last week, the students started a riot that involved calling in the police.
SEE ALSO :Suspect in Makueni arson attack arrestedThe fire at Koyonzo happens a week after another one at Musingu High School.
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