Grocer saves baby from Industry fire

An Industry grocer yesterday managed to save the life of his young baby after a fire, believed to be of electrical origin, engulfed the top flat of his home where the child was asleep.

Yashpaul Sewnarine, of 97 Fifth Street, Industry, East Coast Demerara, and owner of the Market Place, a grocery shop he operated from the bottom flat of his home, said he and his wife were alerted to the fire when they began to detect the scent of something being burnt at around 11:45am yesterday.

At the time, they were in the bottom flat of the two-storey, three-bedroom house. Sewnarine said he made checks and by  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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