RIVERTON BRAAI INFERNO SAGA NEW TWIST | Two Mercedes Benz vehicles were reduced to shells after catching fire from a gas stove used by a parent who was having braai during a prize giving day at a school in Masvingo.
The incident confirmed by Masvingo police spokesperson Inspector Charity Mazula occurred at Riverton Academy on Saturday at around 1 PM.
Insp Mazula said police were still investigating the case to figure out what exactly transpired.
“I can confirm receiving a report of fire outbreak at Riverton Academy.“One of the parents who were at the school for a prize giving day decided to have a braai for her child using a gas stove.
“The gas stove allegedly leaked and the fire spread leading to the burning of two vehicles,” said Insp Mazula.
She identified the parent as Ms Nyarai Madenga (28) of Belvedere, Harare.