Fierce fire razes down property in Rombo, Kajiado County, Kenya on Christmas day
A fierce fire has on December, 25. 2016 gutted down property worth of millions of shillings in Kajiado County's Rombo trading center. The raging fire believed to have been sparked by an electric fault disrupted Christmas festivities and threw the entire trading center into a panic mode.
Rombo residents say not a single fire fighting engine or equipment has ever been sighted in the area or the immediate neighboring markets
Most business premises within the Rombo trading center which has witnessed a significant growth in the recent years are made of low-cost iron sheets and timber. There are fears that electrical installations in the center have previously not been to the expected professional standards and that the situation is father complicated by cheap and substandard electrical products.