Panic as fire catches MUBs Hostel, Nakawa

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NAKAWA, Uganda

Biko hostel a students residential home at Makerere University Business School, Kampala (MUBS) has caught fire.

The cause of the fire is unclear, however according to eyewitness, it started from the roof top of the hostel.

The Uganda Police fire brigade is at the scene trying to contain the fire at the hostel, formerly known as Baheesi.

“This evening, fire gutted Bahesi Hostel in Nakawa.The Fire Brigade and Rescue Services has been informed on time & several fighting trucks dispatched.The teams are doing their best to control the fire. We commend the students and citizens who called us quickly to respond,” Police tweeted on Monday.

This incident comes just two days after three students sustained injuries as they were escaping a fire that gutted Mary Stuart Hall, a female students’ residence at Makerere University.