A cotton factory is reportedly destroyed by fire in district 7, Jackros, area of Addis Ababa yesterday. The loss is estimated at four million Ethiopian birr. Government says 40 million birr worth of property is rescued. The fire happened in the morning. Report by government sources indicate that the the cause of the accident is not yet established. No human causality is reported.
Similarly, garage that belongs to Organization for Rehabilitation and Development in Amhara in Bahir Dar caught fire yesterday in the evening. There was reported exchange of fire that rocked the city a little before the fire incident. The extent of the damage and the cause is not reported.
Fire has become common phenomena in Ethiopia so much so that it does not look like an accident. Dozens of fire incidents have been reported in just few months.