In Summary
  • The dawn incident happened as students undertook their morning preps.
  • Mr Kodiango said nothing was salvaged, with some students losing all their belongings.
  • "We have lost a dormitory to inferno with students belongings razed to ashes," he said.

The wave of school fires sweeping across Nyanza continued on Thursday with a dorm going up in smoke at Gendia High School in Rachuonyo North Homa Bay County.

School principal Reuben Kodiango confirmed the incident to the Nation, saying they cause had not been established.

PREPS

Flames broke out a few minutes after 5am and the dorm was still burning by 7.30am.

The dawn incident happened as students undertook their morning preps.

Mr Kodiango said nothing was salvaged, with some students losing all their belongings.

"We have lost a dormitory to inferno with students belongings razed to ashes," he said.

Homa Bay County Police Commander Marius Tum said they were investigating the incident.

The school becomes the third to lose a dormitory in Homa Bay after Kandiege Mixed Secondary and Oriwo Boys High.

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