A huge fire broke out at Blue Estate in Shauri Moyo, Nairobi on Tuesday evening, October 13 that torched a number of houses.
The inferno is reported to have spread very fast due to the close proximity of houses in the estate leaving residents with little chance of containing the fire.
Fire marshals had a tough time accessing the source of fire as they struggled to manoeuvre around the estate with the fire getting out of control.
The fire is reported to have broken out at around 5 pm in the evening with residents mobilising themselves to put out the blaze.
According to Dominic Mwangi who was present at the scene during the incident, the fire is suspected to have been caused by an electrical fault.
“Investigations have been launched into the cause of the fire but residents suspect that it was caused by an electrical fault,” he noted.
A number of residents are now stranded with no place to sleep after their houses were razed down by the huge inferno.
The estate has been ravaged by fires over the years with separate incidences occurring back in October 2018 and January 2017.
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