Fire gutted a section of the ground floor of Sarit Centre in Westlands, Nairobi, on Friday morning.
Smoke could be seen billowing from one of the shops in which the fire started.
Bob Morgan (BM) Security, the private firm in charge of security at the mall, confirmed the incident saying: “Fire outbreak at Sarit Centre. No causalities reported. BM Security is on ground responding.”
Shoppers and motorists who had parked near the affected shop were quickly evacuated as rapid response teams from Nairobi City County arrived at the scene.