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House, business lost in blaze


Mike King

House, business lost in blaze

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Two?powerful explosions could be heard as far away as the Garrison Savannah as a raging fire at 7th Avenue, Harts Gap, Christ Church, destroyed a house and the longstanding trucking business of David Husbands.
One of his seven Akita dogs and a parrot perished in the midday blaze that engulfed the wall structure of Husbands Transport that was also home for David, wife Roslyn, and daughter Nicole.
His brother, Barbados’ most acclaimed jockey Patrick Husbands, estimated that the fire which also burnt a crane, two cars, loads of compact paper and wrecked a bobcat, would result in well over $200 000 in losses.
David, 52, a father of three, including jockey Terry Husbands, who has been riding with some success at Woodbine, Canada, was too distraught to speak to the DAILY?NATION about the loss of a business he has been operating for three decades.
Read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION.

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