By Watchdog reporter

Fire  has gutted Kyambura Game Lodge in Kicwamba sub county in Rubirizi district destroying property worth millions.

The fire incident happened on Wednesday evening and  it is  allegedly  that the fire sparked from Nearby Queen Elizabeth National Park before spreading its wings to the lodge.

The workers tried to put off the fire using water and sand but to no avail.

According to the workers at the lodge, the fire may have been caused by game officials who usually burn pasture to allow re-growth.

The Rubirizi district police commander,Ahmed Hasunira confirmed the fire incident adding that investigations are underway.

Kyambura Game Lodge is a  popular destination for tourists due to its strategic location and eco friendly nature.