The owners of the building in which ZIDA CEO, Douglas Munatsi, died have given more information about what happened during the incident.
According to a statement issued by Northfield Owners Association Chairman, Mr C Gardiner, a fire was detected in Munatsi ‘s flat C9 at around 2:50 am.
Munatsi’ s neighbor in C10 heard commotion and noise from C9 and went to the balcony to investigate.
Munatsi told the neighbor that there was a fire and asked the neighbor to call the fire brigade.
The fire brigade was called at 2:59 and arrived at 3:11. The fire brigade attempted to put out the fire for two hours, but failed to put out the fire.
According to a statement issued by the Zimbabwe government, Munatsi was married and had children.
It is not clear why he was alone in the flat and where his family was at the time.