Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Valencia house destroyed by fire

A Valencia man's house was destroyed by fire on Monday.

The victim, Roger Sampson, 52, told police that around midday on Monday, he was at his neighbour’s house along KP Lands, Carib Circular, Valencia, when they observed smoke coming from his home.

Sampson and his neighbour rushed over and saw the structure – a 12 foot by 12-foot concrete flat structure – on fire.

The police and fire services were notified, and officers from the Arima Fire Station responded.

The officers managed to contain the fire and prevent it from spreading to other nearby structures.

WPC Seenarine is continuing inquiries.

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