Over 100 families homeless after fire in Mukuru Fuata Nyayo slum

Residents of Mukuru Fuata Nyayo slum in Nairobi South Ward look for their property following a fire on September 19, 2020.

Photo credit: Sammy Kimatu | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Victim Sarah Wambui, 48 said the evening fire started in one of the houses and spread quickly to the others.
  • Security guard Samson Tinega, 42, escaped death by a whisker as he was sleeping at the time.

More than 100 families at Mukuru Fuata Nyayo slum in Nairobi South Ward spent Saturday night in the cold after a fire razed their homes.

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