Cul de Sac:— A senior citizen identified as Lusandro Freeman and an eight-year-old boy identified as Simon Freeman escaped unharmed on Tuesday afternoon when their wooden home on Plough Drive Cul de Sac engulfed in flames.
Fire Officer Antonio Gibbs said when the fire department reached the scene the house was ablaze and the only thing the firefighters could have done was to put the fire out and prevent the fire from destroying the nearby homes. Gibbs said at the time of the fire two persons were inside the home he said the elderly man and his grandson was at home when the fire started but they managed to get out of the blazing home before the firefighters reached the scene. As per the cause of the fire Gibbs said that based on the information they gathered the eight-year-old boy was trying to get something to eat and that started the fire. Gibbs could not say if the child was trying to light a stove or what he was doing except to say he was at home with his grandfather and was trying to get something to eat.
The fire officer said the wooden home burnt flat, no one was injured and no other homes in the vicinity were damaged.
Source: St. Martin News Network
Fire on Plough Drive, wooden house burnt flat.