Busia County residents woke to a morning fire that is said to have started off at 2am on Wednesday morning. The fire which broke out at the finance county office left fundamental documents destroyed and other property of unknown value destroyed.
“There has been a fire incident at Governor’s office which was controlled by the fire brigade. Investigations by relevant authorities are ongoing,” the statement read in part.
The bizarre is that the incident happened in the vicinity of multi millions fire engine raising concerns on the preparedness of the fire department in the county.
Residents read mischief in the incident suggesting that fire might have been started deliberately to conceal the rot in the department.
The county office however assure that there is a back up for the files.
“We assure the public that everything is under control and all destroyed files are backed up,” read another part of the statement.