Torching of secondary or high schools in Kenya has gone viral in the students minds in the recent past. The first case of a Kenyan high school being set ablaze this year started in the month of June with the excuse being that the ITIERO High school students had been denied access to watch the Euro 2016 football matches. However, even after the games, numerous schools have been burnt down overnight with the main reasons still unrevealed nor disclosed.
One of the students had stayed in the dormitory when others cleared out for morning preps. Principal Jim Agutu said the students kept running for help when they caught the solitary student shouting through a window.
Fire motors from Sony Sugar Company were utilized to put out the flame, yet, not before it had totally crushed the dorms. Students who addressed the press said the flame may have been begun by local people who had undermined to blaze the school.
In Trans Nzoia district, a school dormitory was additionally blazed to fiery debris at Kapsara Secondary School on Sunday night. This is occurring after fire burned two secondary schools, Langata High and Ruiga Girls high school recently.
Langata Secondary school in Nairobi County and Ruiga girls school which is in Meru both bursted into flames, adding to the flame occurrences happening in schools as of late. Langata OCPD Elijah Maina affirmed the Langata fire while Kenya Red Cross affirmed the Ruiga fire.
Individuals were cleared from the residence in Lang’ata Secondary School amid the flame episode however 15 understudies endured minor wounds. He said:
“Most of them had scratches while others had inhaled too much smoke. But all of them were treated by the emergency care at the school and discharged.”