Fire guts world food programme vehicle food worth millions lost


Fire has caught a trailer  carrying  maize for world food programme at Mayengo near Katuna border in Katuna town council Kabale District.

According to kigezi region police spokesperson  ASP Elly Maate the incident happened today 16/8/2023 at around 11:00 am it involved Trailer  registration No UAS 134R carrying  maize for world food programme  .

Maate said that Kigezi fire and rescue unit, responded but could not save much due to fire brigade trucks in kabale  being grounded despite continuous engagement  of the centre to have them worked up on. 

Police preliminary reports show that the cause of fire was as a result of motor vehicle wiring problem. No life was affected.