A huge fire has gutted a dormitory at Musingu Boys High School in Kakamega County.
The fire broke out at around 11 am on Wednesday, when students were in class as reported by standard media
The fire razed Oparanya Hostel.
By the time of going to press, authorities were yet to establish the cause of the fire or if there were any casualties.
Police said students were in class when the fire broke out at 11am before the brigade arrived an hour later.
The dormitory accommodates 504 students.
The dormitory is named after Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya, a former alumnus of the school.
Western regional police boss Perish Kimani said no fatalities were reported during the fire.
Oparanya is expected to visit the school.
The School principal, when contacted said he had no comment on the matter.
This happens only two days after schools reopened.
The school is anyway inseparable from flames.
This is the third time a fire is being accounted for in less than a year.
A year ago in November, property of obscure worth was annihilated after fire leveled down a quarters at the school.
The reason was set up as an electric issue.
The Principal Benson Lukuyi, said that a welding machine that was being utilized to fix windows at the residence detonated.
In September of the very year, another fire was accounted for to have torched a quarters at the school.
As indicated by then Principal Bernard Toili, the fire began a Sunday morning when the understudies were going to a faith gathering.
The reason couldn’t be promptly settled, yet the chief presumed it might have been because of an electrical shortcoming.