1 Dead, 4 Rushed to Hospital After 32 Seater Bus Catches Fire At Globe Roundabout

  • One person has been reported dead after a 32 seater bus caught fire at Globe roundabout in Nairobi.

    The incident which happened on Saturday morning also left four others injured.

    The four were rushed to Kenyatta National Hospital where they are currently receiving treatment.

    1 life lost & 4 others rushed to KNH after 32-seater bus caught fire at Globe roundabout. @CCNairobi fire team manged to contain the fire. pic.twitter.com/Pg1QEPvzYd

    — Kenya Red Cross (@KenyaRedCross) June 24, 2017

    Kenya Red Cross confirmed that Nairobi County firefighting team rushed to the scene and was able to contain the fire.

    The rescue team comprising of volunteers, the police and Kenya Red Cross successfully managed to rescue other passengers who were trapped in the 32-seater bus.

    The bus was ferrying passengers to town when the accident occurred.

    Police are investigating the cause of the fire that is believed to have been caused by a mechanical failure.

    The early morning incident caused heavy traffic at the roundabout.

    The wreckage of the bus was towed to Central Police Station