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Fire destroys 7 bedroom house 

BY KIMMO MATTHEWS Observer staff reporter matthewsk@jamaicaobserver.com

Friday, July 13, 2012 | 11:57 AM    

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A seven bedroom house was destroyed by fire at Simmonds Park in Kingston this morning.

Police report that at about 7:00am residents in the area saw smoke coming from the concrete dwelling and raised an alarm.

"I was over at my house and I saw the smoke and started to alert occupants," said Phillip Robinson, a resident.

Fire units from York Park and Half Way Tree responded to the distress call.

Police are still working to determine the cost of the damages.

The house was not insured.

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