JINJA– The fire whose cause is yet to be established on Friday May 27th 2022 gutted Kakira Sugar warehouse stores in Jinja District and destroyed property worth millions of shillings.
The fire is reported to have consumed everything in the two storied supplies department reducing the property therein to ashes.
Reports from the scene, fire trucks as many as three were by 10pm fighting to contain the raging inferno that was about to spread to other departs of the company, including the main sugar mill.
By press time, Police was yet to issue a statement on the fire.
The Supplies Department is Kakira’s biggest stores where every procured utility that can be housed is first kept before they are distributed to final sections. From stationery to computers and fridges to bicycles and motorcycles, the stores is a billion-shilling warehouse.