The Police at Kabalagala are investigating the cause of a fire that killed five people in Yoka zone, Bukasa parish, Makindye division in Kampala city.
The incident happened this morning at around 2 am, killing five people in the same household.
It is alleged that the fire started from an unattended candle from a makeshift house of Ogola Charles who deals in picking plastics and later spread to the house of Luyomba Steven 50, killing everyone.
Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire revealed that the deceased are; Luyomba, Nafula Doreen, 35, a wife to Luyomba, Lubega Sumei, 16, Naiga Edith, 15, and Andrew, 7, all Luyomba’s children.
The Fire Prevention and Rescue Services managed to extinguish the flames, according to Owoyesigyire.