Thursday 22 August, 2019

83-year-old woman perishes in New Year’s Day fire in Kingston

Fire personnel fighting a blaze (file photo)

Fire personnel fighting a blaze (file photo)

New Year’s Day brought disaster for an elderly woman who died, while several families were left homeless, following an early morning fire on Slipdock Road in East Kingston.

The fire destroyed the house that they all occupied.

The deceased woman has been identified as 83-year-old Corrine Morrison.

Residents who managed to escape with their lives, said they lost everything in the blaze.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

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