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Fire damages three houses


Fire damages three houses

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire of unknown origin, which occurred around 9 p.m. last night at 1st Ave Station Hill, St Michael. It extensively damaged a three bedroom wooden and wall house occupied by siblings Javon and Juanita Yearwood 24 and 22 years respectively.

Two other houses also received minor damages as a result of the blaze.

Around 9 p.m., neighbours in the area observed the house on fire and contacted the occupants who were not at home at the time. The fire was subsequently reported to the Fire Department. Two fire tenders and seven fire officers under the command of Divisional Officer Mayers responded to the blaze.

Investigations are continuing. Anyone who can provide any information to assist with the investigation is being asked to contact the District “A” Police Station at 430-7242, or 430-7246. (PR)