Property worth millions of shillings has been destroyed after a fire razed down Modern Electricals shopping Kisumu Town.Modern Electricals  is a one-stop-shop for all domestic electrical appliances and equipment

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Efforts by the Kisumu County government fire brigade team to put out the flames were delayed as the Kenya Power emergency team arrived on the scene two hours late.

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 Residents took to Twitter to blame the laxity by the officials in combating the spread of the fire.


“Firefighting response in Kisumu still very poor, the fire started burning almost 1.5 hrs ago na ndo wanafika saizi…imagine na hyo place iko just stone throw away from Fire station. Happening in Kisumu at Modern Electricals/Kadianga Electricals” lamented Mike Timothy Otieno on Twitter

By By Mercy Mueni

Multimedia journalist

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