Several people feared trapped after building collapses in Nakuru

Several people were feared to have been trapped after a four storey building collapsed in Nakuru town on Sunday.

The building is situated along Mburu Gichua  Road, at the Nakuru Central Business District.

The building, known as Mukoh, collapsed at around 5.30pm with huge debris destroying two trucks that were parked nearby.

Mr John Macharia Kibore, whose family owns the building, said that he had issued notice to tenants to vacate.

Two women, who were in the building at the time of the incident, suffered injuries and were taken to private hospital in the town.

The building had marks by the National Construction Authority.

Following the iGovernment officials led by Regional Coordinator Wanyama Musiambo and top security officer are currently at the scene.

National Disaster Management Unit (NDMU) and Kenya Defence Forces Disaster Response Unit (KDF-DRU) have been activated and are on the way. Due to Heavy equipment it may take some time to arrive.  A Four  (4) building has collapsed in Nakuru town. County disaster team have responded. Mwachi Pius Masai EMT, Deputy Director and Communication Officer NDMU. 1845 hours.

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