St Thomas fire leaves nine homeless

Nine people were left homeless this morning after a fire destroyed two three-bedroom houses at Allen View, Welchman Hall, St Thomas.

Police say the houses belonged to brother and sister, 57-year-old Irvin Yearwood and 54-year-old Arlene Yearwood.

Lawmen say the cause of the blaze, which occurred around 11:00 a.m., is not yet known. However they are asking anyone who can provide information to assist with investigations to contact the District D Police Station at 419-1726, police emergency number 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477), or the nearest police station.

3 Responses to St Thomas fire leaves nine homeless

  1. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce January 14, 2017 at 4:42 pm

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  2. Ann Szebenyi
    Ann Szebenyi January 14, 2017 at 7:49 pm

    That is tragic, hope no one hurt…

  3. Joy-Ann January 14, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    He Who sees all things will reveal what is necessary in time. in the lives of those who trust in Him, Jesus turns even the most difficult situations into phenomenal blessings. I can attest to this and have therefore learnt to praise Him even before He turns around what was.meant for our harm.


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