Friday, June 09, 2017
THREE people were left homeless after a fire destroyed two houses on Second Street in Trench Town, Kingston, yesterday.According to Garth Mills, district officer for the Jamaica Fire Brigade, firefighters responded to a call at 10:39 am. He said two units from York Park Fire Station responded.
|A resident videos what is left of the houses |
following the fire yesterday in Trench Town, Kingston.
(Photos: Bryan Cummings)
No one was injured in the blaze.
When the Jamaica Observer visited the community yesterday, the fire had already been extinguished.
Shanise Mendez, 23, who occupied one of the houses with her six-year-old son, told the Observer that she lost everything.
“I was on West Road when mi hear, 'Watch dah smoke deh'. I stopped and look. People were moving like nothing was happening. Then my sister called me and said your house a burn down. When I came I saw the place burn down,” Mendez said, adding that she was preparing for her son's graduation next month.
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