Fire razes primary school dormitory

Monday June 26 2017

A dormitory at Vitale Boarding Primary School

A dormitory at Vitale Boarding Primary School in Makueni County on fire on June 26, 2017. PHOTO | COURTESY 

By PIUS MAUNDU
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Property was destroyed after a fire burnt down a dormitory at Vitale Boarding Primary School in Makueni County on Monday.

No pupil was injured as they were in class when the incident happened, according to the headmaster, Mr David Muthike.

"The dormitory, that housed 343 boys, caught fire around 6 am," said Mr Muthike.

Furniture, beddings and personal effects of unknown value were destroyed.

of the boys were destroyed.

Volunteers from the neighbouring Kathonzweni market helped the school in containing the fire.

Mr Muthike said the cause of the fire has not been established.