Heavy Fire has gutted National Theatre, destroying properties worth millions.
According to the latest reports, Uganda Police have put out the fire, and detectives from the Uganda Police Fire Department and Rescue Support are on the ground to investigate the cause of this fire.
According to Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson one person identified as Vincent Sanjo, a welder has been arrested and detained at Kampala Central Police station on allegations of having caused the fire incident.
“Property worth millions of shillings has been destroyed in a fire that broke out at the National Theatre. The fire started as a result of welding from one of the kiosks and before it could spread, the police fire department put it off,” Owoyesgyire said in a statement.
According to Owoyesigyire, Sanjo is said to have been welding at one of the kiosks when the fire started with what some eyewitnesses said, sparks from the welding machine.