(PHOTOS) Scenes at Buruburu Girls after fire incident

Those injured have been taken to hospital

In Summary

• According to the Principle, Caroline Maina, the fire was in one cube out of the 45 cubes but the fire was contained.

• The principal has urged the parents to let the children stay in school.

Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU

A dormitory at Buruburu Girls caught fire on Sunday, the cause not yet known.

According to the Principle, Caroline Maina, the fire was in one cube out of the 45 cubes but the fire was contained.

Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU

Maina said that the girls panicked and those who are injured have been taken to hospitals.

"I don't have the full list of those in hospital but once the school gets, we shall update the parents," she said.

Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU

The principal has urged the parents to let the children stay in school.

The cause of fire is yet to be known.

Parents were asked to go back home for security reasons.

Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/MAUREEN KINYANJUI
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/MAUREEN KINYANJUI

Makadara MP, George Aladwa, pleaded with parents to leave the school due to security reasons and let the school handle the case.

"We don't know who are outside the gate and we cannot risk the the security of these girls. Let the parents leave the school as the children are safe, " Aladwa added.

At Metropolitan Hospital, about 63 girls are being attended to and all are in stable condition.

However, some have sustained serious injuries while others had inhaled carbon monoxide.

No casualty has been reported.

Makadara MP George Aladwa speaking to press at Buruburu Girls after a dormitory caught fire on Sunday. PHOTO/MAUREEN KINYANJUI
Makadara MP George Aladwa speaking to press at Buruburu Girls after a dormitory caught fire on Sunday. PHOTO/MAUREEN KINYANJUI
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU
Scenes at Buruburu Girls High School after a fire incident. PHOTO/ANDREW KASUKU