Sunday 15 December, 2019

Christmas Day fire destroys home, damages others

Police are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding a house fire, which occurred sometime after midnight yesterday.

That fire at Haynesville, St. James,  destroyed a housing unit, occupied by Sinclair Alleyne, 48 years, and resulted in damages to two (2) other units.

Preliminary investigations revealed that at around 12:50 am, neighbours observed smoke, coming from the unit occupied by Alleyne, who was not at home. Flames were subsequently observed, and the Fire Department notified.

Two (2) fire tenders, and four (4) Fire Officers under the command of Senior Fire Officer Clarence Holder responded to the blaze.

Investigations are continuing.

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