Happening now: Mapeto Cotton Ginnery on fire

Malawi24 Breaking News

Malawi24 Breaking NewsMapeto cotton Ginnery in Malawi’s Salima district is up in flames, Malawi24 can report.

Gift Chitowe, Salima police spokesperson confirmed the development.

He said the fire started today morning and that the cause is not known yet.

“We just received reports that fire has gutted down Mapeto Cotton Ginnery and the fire is still on up to now” said Chitowe.

He further said as workers were reporting for duties at the company they found it already razed down.

The police spokes person added that they have informed colleagues from parachute Battalion to help put out the fire.

The Ginnery contained cotton bails which were supposed to be digested, he added.

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  1. the fire gutting party is at the helm. Burned Zodiak vehicles, Activists houses and offices …..the list is endless. That’s DPP!!!

  2. Sorry to my brothers and sisters who works at this site!!!
    But i know for sure this will not affect companys perfomance come next cotton buying season as Mapeto is one of the best price provider in cotton industry!!!!
    Indeed am so much concerned!!!!

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