Fires razes girl’s dormitory at Kings College Buddo

Fire this morning razed the girl’s dormitory at Kings College Buddo.

According to the Luke Owesigire, the Deputy Spokesperson of Kampala Metropolitan Police, fire started from one building housing the senior three  dormitories at around 7am. During the horrible incident, students had gone for morning preparations.

“The Police Fire and rescue services have responded to a fire outbreak and managed to contain it from spreading any further.” Luke Said.

The school is located on Naggalabi Hill, in southern Wakiso District, off the Kampala-Masaka Road. This location lies approximately 14 kilometres (8.7 mi), by road, southwest of the central business district of Kampala, the capital of Uganda and the largest city in that country.

The school was officially opened on 29 March 1906 with 21 boys. It was founded by the Church Missionary Society. It is one of the oldest schools in Uganda. The land on which it was built was donated by the Kabaka of Buganda. The school was originally a boys only school for the sons of chiefs and kings. In 1934 girls were also admitted making it a mixed-sex education school.

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