Fatal Stewartville fire set by six-year-old – Fire Chief

Chief Fire Officer Marlon Gentle has confirmed that the fire that claimed the life of three-weeks-old Aleisha Budhram at Stewartville on the West Coast of Demerara Wednesday night was started by her six-year-old brother, who was left at home unsupervised.

Speaking to this newspaper on Thursday, Gentle said that officers from  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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