Higher education minister's house catches fire

25 Jan 2019 14:40pm
WINDHOEK, 25 JAN 2019 (NAMPA) - A house belonging to the Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Itah Kandjii-Murangi in Windhoek's Hochland Park residential area on Thursday caught fire shortly after 18h00.
City of Windhoek’s Chief of Emergency Management, Raymond Kapia confirmed the incident to Nampa on Friday and said the area where the fire started was completely destroyed.
He explained that the City’s Fire Brigade and Emergency Response officials attended speedily to the incident and managed to prevent further spread.
“Most of the roof was destroyed, which means the fire spread rapidly but the fire brigade stopped further spread to the rest of the rooms,” Kapia added.
The cause is still unknown and police investigation continues.