Business people counting losses after fire razes down shops at Mosoriot

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Some of the business shops at Mosoriot trading centre razed by fire

A section of business people in Mosoriot trading center are counting huge losses after fire razed down some shops on Wednesday night. in the region last night. According to eye witnesses, the fire which is suspected to have been caused by an electric fault started around 11.00 PM last night and consumed three stalls including a furniture shop as residents watched helplessly.

Property worth millions was lost in the tragedy. The County fire extinguishers didn’t turn up despite being informed early enough to help things up despite being informed earlier at the start. Angry residents barricaded the Mosoriot-Kabiyet road at Mosoriot junction to protest the failure by the County government of Nandi to avail a fire engine on time. Chesumei police boss confirmed the incident saying it was caused by electric fault and police have launched investigations into the matter urging the business people to be patient.¬†