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Couple outs electrical fire

RL,

Added 27 April 2015

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Quick action by Rosalind McCollin and Mervin Greaves averted a major fire tonight in Haynesville. (Picture by Ricardo Leacock)

QUICK ACTION by a Haynesville, St James couple averted major damage to their home tonight.

According to occupant Rosalind Mccollin, “I was home and all I heard was ‘pax, pax’ and when I went upstairs, I saw the light bulb socket burning. Me and my boyfriend [Mervin Greaves] took turns in trying to put out the fire and we were able to [do so] by the time the Fire Service arrived.”

The damage was confined to the upstairs part of the government unit at Block 15. A bed and a television set were also damaged.

Two fire tenders under the command of acting Station Officer Clarence Hinds responded. (RL)

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