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Seven-year-old dies in fire

Friday, February 09, 2018

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A seven-year-old female student of Friendship Primary School, Spanish Town, St Catherine perished in a fire which engulfed and eventually destroyed the two-bedroom house in which she was living with her family.

It is being reported that the young lass was at home with her elder sister (age unknown at this time) when the fire started. Residents called the Spanish Town Fire Brigade. The firefighters responded and after containing the blaze found the charred remains of the youngster during cooling down operations.

A spokesperson for the Fire Brigade said it was way too early to say exactly what caused the fire.

The police are investigating the matter.