Yesterday night, Upper Hill High School was on fire.

It turned out that the section of the school that was on fire was the 40-bed capacity dormitory in wing 8.

It was housing Form two students.

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The fire begun at 5.30pm, according to the school’s principal Mr Mwea Peter.

At the time students were taking supper at the dinning hall.

“We spotted the fire and rushed to put it off with the students,” he said.

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Beddings were rescued but dozens of boxes with students valuables and beds got destroyed.

The roof almost caved in as timber supporting it was burnt.

Parents were very agitated to leave with their students home but the principal maintained all students were safe and investigations had kicked off to determine cause of fire.

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