Sunday 23 February, 2020

Fire destroys three houses in Washington Gardens

A fire in the Kingston based community of Washington Gardens destroyed three wooden houses on Monday, April 3, leaving 11 persons homeless.

Reports are that at approximately 1:00pm, residents saw smoke coming from a premises in the area and raised an alarm.

Firefighters from Half Way Tree and Trench Town responded to the distress call but were not able to stop the fire from spreading.

 Ainsworth Allison, district officer from Half Way Tree fire station, said the blaze destroyed three houses, one two-bed room, one three-bed room and a four bedroom.

Estimated cost of the damage was still not clear up to press time.









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