One person dies in Kisenyi fire

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The territorial police at Old Kampala are investigating a fire outbreak that took place today afternoon at about 2pm in Kakajjo Zone, Kisenyi. The Police Directorate of Fire Prevention and Rescue Services with the help of the residents responded at the scene and managed to extinguish the fire before it would spread to other parts of Kisenyi.
One person identified as *Mukasa Godfrey* , 50, a resident of the same area, was found dead during a search in the fire affected area.
It has been established that Mukasa was seated with his friends when the fire started.
All his colleagues ran away, but Mukasa was unable to flee the scene given because he had disabilities.
His body was found later in a burnt building.
His body has been conveyed to the city mortuary Mulago for a post mortem.
The team has also established that over 80 stores that deal in in grain, grinding machines, fridges were destroyed by the fire.
The investigative teams have picked samples from the scene to establish the cause of the fire.
The scene is being guarded by the police to prevent theft of property recovered from the structures that gutted fire.

ASP Luke Owoyesigyire,
Deputy PRO KMP

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