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UPDF Deploys to Contain Vita Mattress Factory Fire

Uganda’s Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) have deployed its Rapid Deployment Capability Center (URDCC)  team to help contain the vicious fire that broke out at Vita mattress factory in Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District

Vita Foam mattress factory mysteriously caught fire at about 9:30 am this morning from one section before spreading like a wildfire across the entire factory destroying property worth billions of shillings.

UPDF’s Rapid Deployment Capability Center team under the Commamd of Brig Peter Omola  managed to arrive on time and have been able to contain the fire.

Njeru District Police Commander (DPC) Mr Hilary Mukiza confirmed that no fatalities or injuries were recorded.

“We got information about the fire at around 9:30 am and we responded as soon as possible to see that it does not spread to other places,” he said.

The cause of the fire is still unknown and police have started investigations

 

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