Fire engulf school

Matlala Junior Secondary School administration block was engulfed by fire over the weekend causing damage to property, headmaster, Humphrey Mhlanga has confirmed.

“Although the fire has not destroyed most of the property we are worried that the computers have been damaged,”
Mhlanga said.

He pointed out that it appeared that the fire was ignited by a fault in their telecommunication wires, but said they are awaiting telecommunications experts to verify.

Fire brigade responded on time, but computers and telephone are among goods that have been damaged, with other goods, especially official documents covered in dark ashes.