BUIKWE- A huge fire has burnt down Vita Foam factory, a mattress manufacturing factory located in Buikwe District.
Our source from the site has informed this Online Publication that the cause of the fire is not yet known.
Vita Foam is known in East Africa as manufacturers of mattresses, pillows, baby cots and other foam products.
A reliable source told our reporter that Vita Foam has a wide range of customers ranging from government institutions to hotels, colleges, dealers, dormitories, and private individuals, all over East Africa.
The origins of the company can be traced to 1975, when Uganda Industrial Properties Ltd., a holding company, started an alliance with Vita PLC of United Kingdom to form Vitafoam (Uganda) Limited and the company was in 2015 renamed Vitafoam (2015) Ltd.
Police Spokesman Fred Enanga said that the the Police have dispatched the Fire and Rescue team to the scene to put out the fire and establish the cause of the fire.
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