Nine homeless following fire

Nine people are now homeless following a house fire on Black Rock, Main Road, St Michael this afternoon.

According to police spokesman David Welch, the blaze, which occurred around 2 p.m. near Danesbury, gutted the four bedroom wooden structure.

Two people, including a one-year-old child, were at home when the fire started.

The Barbados Fire Service was unable to save the structure.

Two nearby houses were slightly damaged.

The dwelling belonged to 71-year-old Aveilla Smith.

2 Responses to Nine homeless following fire

  1. Elaine Crichlow
    Elaine Crichlow June 26, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    Thank God that no one lost their life,, Praying for help and shelter.

  2. Patrick Blackman June 26, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    How sad this is, I am glad no one died. I do hope they had insurance so they can atleast pickup the pieces and rebuild.


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