The Ernst Jagger Combined School hostel at Karasburg was last night gutted by fire.
//Kharas police regional commander Chrispin Mubebo this morning confirmed some school hostel caught fire last night. He could however not say what has caused the fire.
"We still investigating the cause of the fire, " he said.
Mubebo said no casualties were reported as a result of the fire.
Eye witnesses told said the the local fire brigade managed to put out the fire this morning.