Sparta man loses home to unattended garbage fire

A senior citizen is now counting his losses after his home at Sparta, Essequibo Coast was destroyed by a fire that started around 5.30 pm yesterday.

The home of Sydney Blackman was destroyed after he lit a fire to burn garbage at the back of his house and then fell asleep. The fire grew out of control and quickly spread to the house, Stabroek News was told.

Blackman only awakened after his …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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