30 families left homeless after last night's fire

Sad incident

The incident that happened on Monday night affected an entire apartment block that had residential houses and several small shops.

Area chief George Mayoyo confirmed the incident, adding that the cause of the fire was yet to be established.

Mayoyo said that the fire had started at around 11pm after which residents unsuccessfully attempted to stop it.

On Tuesday morning most of the affected families were seeking accommodation from neighbors, having spent the entire night in the cold.

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