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Fire destroys several houses in Georgetown

Fire early Friday morning destroyed four houses on Bent Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown, leaving many persons homeless. The fire started at about 5:53 a.m., and one hour later firefighters contained the blaze from spreading to other houses in that congested residential area of mostly wooden houses. The fire started at Lot EE Bent Street near the window of one of the ...

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East Bank Demerara fire leaves 14 homeless

At least 14 persons, including four old women, were rendered homeless Sunday night when fire destroyed two houses at Peter’s Hall, East Bank Demerara. The four women and two male relatives, who lived in the wooden house, disputed claims by at least one neighbour who said that the blaze started due to lit diyas for Diwali, the Festival of Lights. ...

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Fire leaves about 40 homeless

Fire  believed to be the work of a mentally ill man, ripped through several old wooden shacks and left at least 40 persons homeless. There were no reported injuries as a result of the fire that began shortly before 9 am at the congested area on Lombard and Broad Streets, Georgetown. The suspected arsonist was arrested and taken to a ...

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