Fire has gutted Bahesi Hostel located near an Airtel service center in Bugolobi today afternoon and destroyed students’ property.
The cause of the fire is not yet known but according to eye witnesses, it started from the top floor of the hostel at around 4pm.
The Fire Brigade reached the scene early to help control the fire from spreading.
The hostel is mainly occupied by Makerere University Business Students (MUBS) and no injuries have been reported yet.
Bahesi Hostel is one of the biggest hostels around MUBS accommodating both males and females.
This is the second fire outbreak in a university in a space of three days after Mary Stuart Hall of Makerere University on Saturday morning which affected three students sustaining minor injuries as they were escaping.