Police have confirmed that a dormitory at Uganda Martyrs secondary school, Namugongo, has been gutted by fire and property left behind by students has been destroyed. The cause of the fire is still unknown.
“Kira Division Police are investigating a fire outbreak that happened today (15.08.2020) at around 6am in the morning at Uganda Martyr’s SS Namugongo in Namugongo, Kira Municipality in Wakiso District”.
Fire Prevention and Rescue Services responded at the scene and the fire was later put out, Police have said.
Police say the fire started from a two storied building which was a dormitory for senior two and senior three students. Police also confirmed that there were no students at the time .
Police said investigations are still ongoing to ascertain what exactly caused the fire.
Samples have been picked and exhibited.
More detail to follow.