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Fire guts Satellite Beach Mukono

By Henry Nsubuga

Added 30th August 2016 10:19 PM

A number of businesses including two commercial banks on Tuesday were almost set ablaze following the fire which gutted Satellite beach Mukono The officer in charge of firefighting at Mukono Police station, Conrad Byomugabe said they were called to put out the fire Byomugabe said, they fought tooth and nail to see that fire does not spread to the other grass thatched roofs around. Satellite beach building houses a number of businesses including commercial banks like Finca and Bank of Baroda plus shops whose owners were in great fear that if the fire was to spread all over, they were to incur great loses. Employees of Satellite beach were seen struggling to put off the fire using water they had collected in buckets and saucepans after the water in a fire brigade vehicle from Mukono got finished. However, the fire brigade team from Mukono was reinforced by the fire brigade vehicles from Lugazi and Kampala hence putting out the fire which lasted for over an hour. Edison Baguma the manager Satellite beach said they lost some of the property from the house which caught fire. He cautioned residents in the area to stop burning rubbish near commercial buildings, petrol stations and vehicles during this dry season which is characterized by much wind.

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A number of businesses including two commercial banks on Tuesday were almost set ablaze following the fire which gutted Satellite beach Mukono The officer in charge of firefighting at Mukono Police station, Conrad Byomugabe said they were called to put out the fire Byomugabe said, they fought tooth and nail to see that fire does not spread to the other grass thatched roofs around. Satellite beach building houses a number of businesses including commercial banks like Finca and Bank of Baroda plus shops whose owners were in great fear that if the fire was to spread all over, they were to incur great loses. Employees of Satellite beach were seen struggling to put off the fire using water they had collected in buckets and saucepans after the water in a fire brigade vehicle from Mukono got finished. However, the fire brigade team from Mukono was reinforced by the fire brigade vehicles from Lugazi and Kampala hence putting out the fire which lasted for over an hour. Edison Baguma the manager Satellite beach said they lost some of the property from the house which caught fire. He cautioned residents in the area to stop burning rubbish near commercial buildings, petrol stations and vehicles during this dry season which is characterized by much wind.

A number of businesses including two commercial banks on Tuesday were almost set ablaze following the fire which gutted Satellite beach Mukono

The officer in charge of firefighting at Mukono Police station, Conrad Byomugabe said they were called to put out the fire

Byomugabe said, they fought tooth and nail to see that fire does not spread to the other grass thatched roofs around.

Satellite beach building houses a number of businesses including commercial banks like Finca and Bank of Baroda plus shops whose owners were in great fear that if the fire was to spread all over, they were to incur great loses.

 

Employees of Satellite beach were seen struggling to put off the fire using water they had collected in buckets and saucepans after the water in a fire brigade vehicle from Mukono got finished.

However, the fire brigade team from Mukono was reinforced by the fire brigade vehicles from Lugazi and Kampala hence putting out the fire which lasted for over an hour.

Edison Baguma the manager Satellite beach said they lost some of the property from the house which caught fire.

He cautioned residents in the area to stop burning rubbish near commercial buildings, petrol stations and vehicles during this dry season which is characterized by much wind.

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