A family in Sagero village Migori County cheated death when their two bedroom house was razed down by fire at midnight while they were asleep.According to the father of five Otieno Okumu,who is the owner of the house he woke up at night and found huge smoke bellowing in th house and raised an alarm that attracted his 3 children to wake up and tried to rescue a few items in vain.He says that the smoke was too much for them to stay and even walk in and rescue chairs and other items but luckily enough all the family members managed to escape alive and neighbours who came after hearing the alarm did not manage to salvage any items as the whole house was already on fire in all the rooms.

He says that one of his children who is a from one at Sagero mixed High School lost all the school items and that has drawn him back to square one to find more money to buy him books and other school items.Joshua Okumu a brother and neighbour to the affected family said that the family house caught fire at night and efforts to rescue any items were futille as the neighbours feared moving inside the house that burnt to ashes and left the family without even enough clothing to wear.He wants wellwisher to ccome in and help the family establish another house and also help take the form one back to school.Dickens Otieno a witness said that fire started at night and they still cannot tell what caused the midnight inferno that caight the whole family and neighbours unaware of the situation.Otieno Blacky a neighbour called on wellwishers to come out and help the family of 5 build another decent house and help the form one go to school next week.