Saturday 18 January, 2020

Penal family's home destroyed by fire

Fire officers are trying to determine what caused a blaze in Penal on Sunday afternoon, which resulted in two people being homeless.

The incident took place just before 5.00 pm along Rochard Road, Penal.

Police said that they received a report that a home was on fire.

Upon arriving, they found fire officers combating the blaze.

The fire officers were able to prevent the flames from spreading to nearby structures, however, the home along with two vehicles which were parked inside were destroyed.

Initial estimates place damages over $700,000.

No injuries were reported in this incident.

More on this as it becomes available.

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