School Fires Hit Sembabule


According to authorities two consecutive school fires have occurred with the most recent one happening yesterday and the one happening a week earlier. Both fires occurred in the dormitories one which could house up to 60 students and the other up to 40 students., one of which is Sembabule Primary school.

Faulty electric wiring was initially suspected to be the cause of the fires but have since been ruled out following investigations whereby one dormitory had wiring up to code and the other had no electric presence. Later on reports surfaced that there was a warning by the criminals responsible stating intent on burning down the school.

Fortunately there were no lives lost to the fires but unfortunately a lot of property and infrastructure was lost putting both the students and the school behind financially. The criminals have not been apprehended so far which puts students, parents and teachers in a state of worry and anxiety.