Thursday 26 November, 2020

Animals perish in fire at Arima pet store

Scores of animals perished in a fire at Funtastic Pets, located at Guanapo Main Road, Arima early on Monday morning.

No loss of human life was reported, however all animals housed at the store died in the fire.

The store was completely destroyed in the blaze.

However, fire officers were able to prevent the fire from spreading to neighbouring buildings.

The cause of the fire is not known.

Disaster Management officials of the Arima Borough Corporation conducted a site visit and Incident Damage Assessment at the pet store.
Member of Parliament for Arima, Anthony Garcia also visited the scene.

Investigations are ongoing.

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