Fire at Upper Hill High School

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There was anxiety on Wednesday evening after a fire broke out at Upper Hill High School in Nairobi.

Smoke was spotted from the school compound at around 7pm.

The fire was  contained within an hour by Kenya Red Cross rescue teams and there were no casualties reported.

The dormitory houses 30 Form Two students, but principal Peter Muia said no one was injured and that the fire was put out immediately.

“While the students were having supper before proceeding for preps, a student noticed smoke from the dormitory and informed us. We successfully contained the fire and put it off,” he told parents who gathered at the school.

The cause of the fire is yet to be established.