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Limuru Fire Tragedy leaves 50 families homeless

Limuru Fire Tragedy Leaves 50 Families Homeless in Kiambu County

In a devastating turn of events, the Limuru Fire Tragedy has left at least 50 families homeless, with their properties reduced to ashes in the farmers’ villages of Kiambu County. The incident occurred in the middle of the night, between the 2nd and 3rd of September 2023.

According to eyewitness accounts, the fire originated in one house and quickly spread to neighboring homes, engulfing them in flames. The affected families have expressed their deep sorrow, particularly regarding the impact on school-going children who lost their uniforms and books in the tragic blaze.

Despite the heartbreaking losses, the victims extend their heartfelt gratitude to the regional firefighters for their prompt response and heroic efforts in battling the flames of the Limuru Fire Tragedy. The community now faces the challenging task of rebuilding their lives and finding solace in the support and resilience of their fellow neighbors.


“Everything has been burned down, no clothes, shoes, books, and nothing was rescued.”

The cause of the fire remains unknown as the relevant authorities put heads to work to uncover the narrative.

Tambua Africa Reporter

Blogger and news writer at Tambua Africa News.

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