WATCH: More than 30 homeless after suspected arson attack in Central Kingston
Videograb showing the aftermath of a fire that destroyed several houses, leaving more than 30 homeless, in Central Kingston on Monday.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – More than 30 people are homeless after numerous adjoining premises on Smith Lane and James Street in Central Kingston were razed by fire early Monday Morning.

The authorities say investigations are ongoing to determine the cause and estimated cost of the damage.

However, residents strongly believe the fire was set deliberately.

They claimed on Monday that as soon as the fire started and people tried to escape, they were greeted with bullets which forced them to take cover.

– Jason Cross

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