PRESS STATEMENT: The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) informs the public of a fire incident that occurred on Monday, February 3, 2020 at around 0730 hours at the BDF's Village Garrison.
The fire gutted a 25 man barracks block that houses members of the Defence Force based at the Garrison.
The BDF Fire Unit and Gaborone City Council Fire Department rushed to the scene and managed to prevent the fire from spreading to nearby barrack blocks.
The BDF will continue monitoring the situation and provide support where necessary. Investigations to determine the cause of the fire are ongoing.
Colonel Tebo K Dikole