13 homeless following City fire

Thirteen people are homeless following a fire at Chapman Street, St Michael, which destroyed three houses and damaged a fourth.

The blaze began around 2.30 this morning.


No injuries were reported, but police say the three gutted wooden homes were occupied by Masum Badat and four family members; 30-year-old Clem Bejonge and three family members; and 58-year-old Aziz Begia and three family members.

The fourth property, which was damaged, was unoccupied.

A team of fire officers, led by the Deputy Fire Chief Lloydson Phillips, extinguished the blaze after 4 a.m.


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