Fire hazard awakens concern for Tanzanian schools

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Following a tragic accident at Byamungu Islamic Primary school where a fire killed students who were stuck in a dormitory on the night of 14th of September, the national fire department has ordered an immediate check up for fire hazards and fire safety tools in all schools in Tanzania.

Speaking to the press, the commissioner of the national fire department Mr. Charo Mangare said that an investigation is still being conducted on the cause of the recent fire and that the details will be revealed to the public soon.

Mr Mangare also urged all school owners in the country to make sure that emergency fire equipments are always available and that staff and students are aware of how to operate them.