Police’s Fire Brigade on Thursday rushed to Namirembe Hillside School in Gayaza, Wakiso District to battle a fire that razed sections of the education institution.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire said investigations are underway to establish the cause of the fire.
“The fire that broke out today at Namirembe Hillside in the senior two domitory has been put out,” said Owoyesigire.
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“The exact cause of the fire is still being investigated and when we have it we shall be able to inform you,” he added.
Photos show large plumes of smoke billowing into the sky from the massive structure.
Owoyesigire said “property on 3 floors was saved while property on the other two upper floors where it’s alleged the fire started from couldn’t be saved.”
He said police didn’t register any causality or death.