There is a reported gas leak in Mradi area in Embakasi, Nairobi, a place where an explosion killed six people while injuring 28 others.
Kenya Red Cross Society says that they have successfully advised families in the said area to evacuate for their safety.
Simiyu says that the county has taken the necessary precautionary measures.
Families in the surrounding areas have since been evacuated.
“We have asked the Energy Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) and the experts to come to the scene so that they can identify and isolate the threat if any…we have also put our emergency services on standby,” Simiyu says.