A Gateway bus, registration number, UAU 926U caught fire and burnt to ashes at Kampiringisa, along the Kampala-Masaka highway in Mpigi district
the incident happened at around midday at the Kampiringisa police checkpoint in Kamengo sub-county along the Kampala-Masaka highway.
A statement from traffic police shows that, The driver had been earlier warned about smoke from the rear but pulled over after the fire had spread.
“The cause of fire outbreak not yet established. All passengers have come out alive but their properties burnt,” reads the brief statement
According to ASP Nampiima Faridah PRO traffic, All the 37 passengers on board are safe and managed to exit the bus before it was entirely engulfed by the fire.