The fire that started a few minutes past 5 pm from inside the factory spread through the entire factory within less than 10minutes before the police fire brigade arrived.
The Police Fire Brigade puts out the fire at the Royal Foam Mattress Factory.jpg
has gutted Royal Foam Mattress factory in Kyambogo destroying mattresses worth
millions of shillings.
that started a few minutes past 5 pm from
inside the factory, spread through the factory premises within less than ten minutes
before the police fire brigade arrived.
the second fire at the factory in less than six months.
to one of the factory employees that URN talked to on condition of anonymity,
some welders were welding a machine inside the factory when the fire started.
started from the socket near where they were welding from and it spread very
fast. We could not do anything about it," the employee said.
fire brigade truck and the personnel arrived at the scene about 15 minutes
after the fire had started and it took them about 40 minutes to put out the fire.
to the deputy Kampala Metropolitan police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, there
was no death or injuries reported. He says investigations into the cause of the fire are on-going.