Twelve homeless after Charlestown blaze

A fire suspected to be of electrical origin early yesterday morning destroyed a Charlestown house leaving 12 persons homeless and millions of dollars in losses.

Speaking to Stabroek News hours after the 2am fire, owner of the two-flat building situated at Lot 8 Charles Street, Charlestown, Gavin Stewart,   said that he heard a shout of fire from someone in the bottom flat and when he ran downstairs he saw the lower section of the house consumed in flames.

“The only thing I could have done is run up back and get my wife and daughter out of …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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