Elderly amputee dies in Buxton house fire

An elderly amputee died in a fire of unknown origin at his home, at Middle Walk, Buxton, on the East Coast of Demerara yesterday.

Dennis Marks, 71, was inside his home when the fire started around 5:30pm and neighbours said the flames were too much for efforts to be made to save the elderly man. Marks, who had been a carpenter, had both his legs amputated three years ago as a result of complications from diabetes.

“The house ketch ah fire suh fast like when we try fuh bucket brigade fuh out it, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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