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10:07
10:07

Toddler Killed in House Fire child

Wayelo's mother, Florence Achan says that they live in a deserted area and only noticed the fire when they saw huge flames. "Our house is located near the wetland and our neighbours who live about 100 meters away only noticed the fire when it had already spread all over the house," she said.
10:16
10:16

Two Die In Jinja Church Fire Mpumudde 1

The two males, whose identities are yet to be disclosed, were part of the people who converged in the church for overnight prayers on Wednesday.
06:54
06:54

Fire Guts 25 Stalls in Napier Market Southern 1 Top story

Eyewitnesses say that one of the walls in the market collapsed on the lockups hosting gas cylinders forcing them to burst. The leaking gas is reported to have spilt over before sparking off big flames of fire, which quickly spread to the rest of the neighbouring stalls.
07:08
07:08

Police Confirm Death of Student in Jinja School Fire Kiira 1

Eight other students collapsed following the loss of their property and were rushed to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital for further management. It is reported that the fire broke out in the boys' dormitories around 7:00 pm.
06:40
06:40

Fire Guts Clothing Stores in Jinja's Napier Market area 4 1

The fire started at 9 p.m. and went on until midnight razed one of the clothing stores which had newly stocked bales of secondhand clothing and shoes. Police’s fire and rescue services unit, alongside Red Cross officials, contained the fire before spreading to the surrounding units within the market.
08:55
08:55

Two Dormitories Destroyed in Wednesday Night Fire Mayuge 1

The Mayuge district police commander, Bashir Siriba says that they have launched inquiries aimed at ascertaining the cause of the fire, but for now efforts to screen the learners to confirm their availability and safety are underway.
16:33
16:33

Fire Razes 45 Kiosks in Jinja's Amber Court Market Kiira 4 1

Reports indicate that 45 kiosks were razed in the early morning fire. Despite efforts to contain its’ spread by both police firefighters and well-wishers, the traders were unable to rescue part of their merchandise.
11:42
11:42

Friday Night Fire Destroys Jinja Shops police spokesperson 1

"The fire broke out in the shops at around 10:00PM and there was timely response from police however, the fire was so big flames which deterred us from rescuing our property," says crafts dealer Fatia Nakigudde.
07:34
07:34

Dozens of Families in Masese Homeless Following a Night Fire Kiira 1 Top story

The fire is said to have broken out from one of the houses around 9:00 pm. Residents tried to contain the fire in vain because of the dry wood used to erect the makeshift shelters.
10:14
10:14

Toddler killed in House Fire home

The deceased’s grandfather, Muhamudu Kakaire had gone to the garden and left the toddler under the care of his siblings. His seven-year-old brother is said to have locked the toddler inside the house and went to play with his friends only to return home and find the house engulfed with smoke.
16:15
16:15

Three Children Perish in House Fire in Kiryandongo police 1

The incident occurred around 08:30pm on Saturday night in Panyadoli B Cell of Bweyale Town Council in Kiryandongo district.
14:30
14:30

Fire Guts Hoima Kontiki Hotel Property 2

The fire is said to have started from the hotel roof. Investigations are still ongoing by officers from the Police Fire Prevention & Rescue Services Directorate is yet to establish the cause of the fire.
12:27
12:27

Fire Guts Over 20 Kiosks in Iganga Viola Namutebi 2

Viola Namutebi, a retailer says that she lost property worth Shillings 5 million, which she had acquired through bank loans. Namutebi faults police for arriving late at the fire scene, which deprived them of the available possibilities to rescue part of their property.
13:18
13:18

Four Nakaseke Residents Burn To Death In Suspected Arson Attack fire

According to Mpagi, Lukwago was hit by a falling door as he was trying to flee the fire and fell on the ground where he burnt to death. He says one of the girls survived the fire by feeling through a door that was destroyed by the thugs.
08:12
08:12

Police Struggles to Retrieve Burnt Trailer from Mayuge Wetland fire 1 1

The semi-trailer which was carrying petrol from Mombasa to Kampala is said to have suffered a head-on collision with a Mercedez Benz registration number UAB 851Y which was moving from Jinja. The trailer then overturned in Wandago wetland, Mayuge district, sparking a fire which spread to the nearby sugarcane plantation.
18:02
18:02

Two Injured in Jinja Explosion village 3 2

The two had lit fire in a pit to clear it of any poisonous reptiles in Kyekide village in Northern City division where they digging a latrine on Thursday when they had a terrible blast.
13:24
13:24

Soldier Detained Over Fatal Shooting of Mother of Ten UPDF

The deceased was shot during Saturday's chaos which ensued following delayed declaration of results after the National Resistance movement-NRM primaries in Bugiri district.
16:11
16:11

Two Children Perish in House Fire 2 1

Moses Balikagira, the Kapapi Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, has condemned the attack and cautioned parents against leaving their children alone during night hours.
14:09
14:09

Woman Arrested For Killing Her Mother village 1

The suspects reportedly laid the deceased’s body on a mattress and covered it with a blanket before setting the house ablaze to destroy evidence.
22:49
22:49

Fire Guts Nile Agro Factory Again UPDF 3 2

A huge cloud of smoke coupled with a sharp flame was visible from all corners of the Jinja Central Business district which attracted crowds to gather around the factory gate. The crowd was later dispersed by UPDF personnel who tasked them to vacate the premises immediately.
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