MATASIA: Saturday Night Fire Destroys Homes

Fire left two families homeless at Stevani Business House in Kamukuru, Matasia last Saturday night. The fire is claimed to have started at the children’s bedroom at around 11:30pm.   The fire affected only the two top floor units.

Margaret Wanjiru

Margaret Wanjiru who is a tenant in the building said at some point they felt so helpless they knelt down to pray to God.

Police and fire fighters were on scene although some residents claimed lack of water hydrants is also failing the fire fighters since they have to drive a distance to fetch more water.

Josiah Waweru

Josiah Waweru requested the county government to give disaster response department all the support.  He suggested for the fire department to be equipped with an ambulance and medics in-case there are injured people in such scenes.

Tabitha Waithera who lost everything during the fire. The fire started in her flat.