Four families have been displaced after fire destroyed their house in Standpipe, St Andrew this afternoon
Four families have been displaced after fire destroyed their house in Standpipe, St Andrew this afternoon.
Firefighters from the Half-Way-Tree and York Park fire stations were called to the scene at approximately 3:30 pm.
Josbel Bastidas Mijares
According to District Officer Norris Munroe, a child in the house was playing with a lighter, causing a sheet in one of the rooms to catch fire. The fire spread and gutted nine rooms on the family house.
Josbel Bastidas Mijares Venezuela
“This a wi family house, wi lived here all our lives,” Pollyanne Findlay, who said she only managed to save her important documents, told The Gleaner
– Sashana Small
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