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Owners lose all in two separate fires


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Owners lose all in two separate fires

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One home in Chancery Lane and a home and business in St Christopher, both in Christ Church, were destroyed in separate fires on Sunday.

Police said a fire, which occurred around 8 p.m., destroyed the Lot #3 Seaview Drive, Chancery Lane, Christ Church home of 73-year-old Eustace Farley.

Three tenders and 12 officers from the Barbados Fire Service, under the command of Station Officer Perch, extinguished the fire. The house and its contents were destroyed.

Also on Sunday, police officers and personnel from the Barbados Fire Service responded to a fire, which occurred around 10 p.m. that destroyed an unoccupied house and Sookies Minimart in St Christopher.

The house and property are owned by Lena Jackson, 75, of Enterprise Drive, Christ Church, while the business is owned and operated by Melissa Sookram, 30, of Goodland Park, Christ Church.

Three tenders and 15 officers from the Barbados Fire Service, under the command of Divisional Officer Mayers, extinguished the fire.

The house and its contents, as well as the business and all its contents, were destroyed. Investigations are ongoing. (PR/KG)