Another fire incident has occurred in the Children's Shelter in Vilimale' on Sunday.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) said the fire incident happened in a storage space on the terrace of the Kudakudhinge Hiyaa (the shelter). No one was hurt in this incident.
MNDF was alerted regarding the fire around 10:45 in the morning. Firefighters at Vilimale' Fire Station had since put the fire out.
A fire incident took place in Kudakudhinge Hiyaa on May 4 as well. While that fire incident happened shortly after a disagreement between two children that live there, it is unknown if there was a connection between the disagreement and the fire incident.