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House fire in Westbury Road

House fire in Westbury Road A firefighter trying to put out the flames that destroyed Keisha Sealy's home (Shaka Mayers)

Fri, November 30, 2012 - 1:40 PM

Amidst Independence celebrations tragedy struck 26-year-old Keisha Olivia Sealy as she lost her home and her possessions to fire minutes after 10 AM.

Sealy, who lived in the house with her two children Amari Welch and Alisha Welch, ages 7 and 9 respectively, said she had just stepped out when she received a call that her house was on fire.

“I just left home and then I got a call from my friend telling me, ‘Keisha you house on fire’ and by time I get here everything gone,” said Sealy as she broke into tears. (SM)

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Posted by dirty okra 1 year, 8 months ago
Just a question. Do people not have home insurance? Like fire and flood and loss of personal possessions?

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Posted by J. Payne 1 year, 8 months ago
One of my new years resolutions is to put aside a little $5 or $10 every week to purchase a fire extinguisher.

Many of these 'burn-to-the-ground' fires might have been prevented if people kept extinguishers in the house. (and even better if in the car too.) We can't depend on government anymore.

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