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St. Philip family of five homeless

Five people are tonight homeless after fire engulfed their home.

Sylvia Hunte, 72, her daughter Joyann Hunte, 35, and grandchildren Shameike, 12, Zavien, nine, and Joyleen, three, were left dispossessed after their three-bedroom wall house was extensively damaged.

Divisional Officer with the Barbados Fire Service, Ricardo Gittens, said that around 11:58 this morning, two tenders, one from St. John station and the other from the Probyn Street headquarters, responded to a blaze at Number 5 Chapel Land in St. Philip. This evening, Fire Officer Dave Jones, told Barbados TODAY no one was injured in the fire. However, the senior Hunte,

the owner of the house, reportedly sought medical attention. (KC)

One Response to St. Philip family of five homeless

  1. Golda Jones November 23, 2012 at 11:19 am

    I am very sorry to learn of your misfortune but happy to know that no one got hurt. You all are in my prayers.


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