The County Government through the emergency fund has come in aid of Nkaimurunya fire victims by providing basic amenities.
The fire incident occurred Friday 3rd July, burning down a plot consisting of 8 residential houses. According to a resident Dancan Kabasa the fire was as a result of an electric fault which destroyed property but no deaths or major injuries reported.
A 4 month old baby who was locked up in the house at the time of the incidents is said to be recuperating from inhaling a lot of smoke. The mother Millicent Nyanchama said she had left to fetch vegetables from a kiosk just to return and find her house on fire and her baby chocking in smoke.
The county Government through the emergency fund has provided basic amenities to help the victims get on their feet. The committee provided 14 blankets, 14 mattresses, 3 bales maize flour, 35 Kgs Rice, 28Kg beans and 28Lts Oil all at a cost of Ksh 95,000.
Speaking to the Victims the Deputy Governor Paul Ole Ntiati expresses is sympathy to the victims and requested the victims to accept the much they could provide as the fund is limited by law. The Deputy also said the committee will also cater for checkups of the 4 months old baby.
The victims further requested that the county considers fire fighting equipments as a matter of urgency.