Fire disasters in public boarding secondary schools in Kenya have. been very rampant in the past few years. Some have been very tragic with lose of students lives. Property worth millions of shillings is destroyed every year as a result of school fires. Members of school communities are affected emotionally and this disrupts the learning process in the schools. Public boarding secondary schools remain susceptible to fire disaster hence this research.
This study sets out to assess the level of awareness of fire disasters among school communities in Central Division, Machakos District.