In Summary
  • A third child, who escaped with serious burns, is admitted to the Homa Bay County Referral Hospital.

  • Arujo Sub Location Assistant Chief Jacktone Olielo said most people escaped unhurt.  

Two children died on Saturday morning when fire burnt down their house at Kadongo, area in Homa Bay town.

The children aged four and six burnt after fire broke out at their rental house at 1am on Saturday.

A third child, who escaped with serious burns, is admitted to the Homa Bay County Referral Hospital.

Neighbours said the children and their parents were asleep when the fire broke out. The incident left at least 13 families homeless. 

Homa Bay County Police Commander Esther Seroney, said the cause of the fire is yet to be established.

Arujo Sub Location Assistant Chief Jacktone Olielo said most people escaped unhurt.  

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“Their parents managed to escape when the fire started. Unfortunately, the children were too weak to run out,” Mr Olielo said.

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