The incident took place on Wednesday 1st December 2021 around 10a.m.
Police Spokesperson in Eastern Province, CIP Hamdoun Twizeyimana has told IGIHE that the exact cause of the fire remains unknown.
“We have not yet established the cause of this incident. We rushed to extinguish the fire outbreak which destroyed different items inside the building including shoes repairing equipment, shoes, motorcycle and vehicle spare parts,” he said.
CIP Twizeyimana revealed that the value of destroyed items is estimated at Rwf3 million.
He also urged the general public to develop precautionary and safety measures to contain fire.