Suspected electrical fire leaves six homeless in Crabwood Creek

A suspected electrical fire on Monday afternoon gutted two houses in Crab-wood Creek Corentyne (CWC), leaving six more persons homeless.

Satesh Lilman, 32, a farmer told the media that the fire began in the upper flat of his home at Grant 1651 lot 65 CWC at about 5.35 pm. He explained that he had been relaxing in his hammock when neighbours alerted him that his house was on fire.

Shocked, he called out to his wife, who was tending to their children to get out of the house.

His wife and children ran out of the yard, whilst he tried to “run upstairs and turn off the main switch.”  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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