3 survive inferno in Solwezi

 3 survive inferno in Solwezi

Three Members of the same family in Solwezi have survived  an inferno with multiple burns on their bodies after their house caught fire from unknown sources.

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo said Obed Kajimanga, age not known and his two children, Prudence Kajimanga two and Patrick Kajimanga five years were rushed to Solwezi General Hospital where the they are admitted nursing the said burns.

Ms Katongo said the value of property damaged in the fire has not yet been established.

She said the incident occurred on July 8, 2021 around 23:30 hours in Mutanda Research Area in Kalumbila District, an inquiry has been launched to establish the source of the fire.

Ms Katongo said it has been observed from past experiences that reports of fire incidences increase during cold seasons when compared to any other period of the year.

“We therefore appeal to members of the public to avoid leaving any device that has potential to cause fire on when going to bed as such may be sources of fire,” she said.


Alice Nachilembe


Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.