Tanzania: Fire razes one storey building in Mwanza

By Thecitizen

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Fire Brigade and Rescue Regional Commander, Mr Andrew Mbate 

Mwanza – Fourteen rooms in one storey building at the College of Consultation and Stewardship located in Bugando in the city were completely razed by fire.

Fire that brought serious damage to the building owned by the Roman Catholic Church in the Mwanza Diocese is believed to be caused by electrical faults.

Speaking to The Citizen, on Sunday, Fire Brigade and Rescue Regional Commander, Mr Andrew Mbate confirmed the incident.

“It is true, the one storey building has been razed by fire. However, the rescue mission is underway,” he said.

Mwanza Regional Police Commander, Mr Ahmed Msangi was unavailable when contacted. Reports from the scene reveal that the building owners were absent when the incident occurred.