Fire Guts Wings of Hope Christian School Dormitory

The Police in the Kiira region are investigating the circumstances under which a fire gutted the girls’ dormitory at Wings of Hope Christian School, in Buwenge Sub County, Jinja District.

The fire is reported to have gutted the primary five girls’ dormitory at about 2:30 pm when the pupils were already in class. It destroyed the student’s property including mattresses, clothing, and books.

Simon Kibombo, the Head Teacher Wings of Hope Christian School says that residents in the area teamed up with police to put out the fire before it could spread to other dormitories.

Kibombo adds that all the pupils are safe but, he is liaising with police authorities to ascertain the extent of the damage.

The Kiira Region Police Spokesperson, James Mubi says that preliminary investigations indicate that, the fire resulted from an electrical short circuit.  Mubi says that the fire was cited by one of the matrons.

Mubi adds that detectives have inspected the scene and exhibits will be thoroughly examined to establish the exact cause of the fire.

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