An elderly man is dead following a house fire in La Ressource, Vieux Fort tonight.
Authorities have not officially identified the dead man as yet, however, an elderly man, known as Milo, lives in the house.
Neighbours have told St. Lucia News Online that Milo is known to drink, and if he is the one who perished, then it would be no surprise.
The fire has since been contained.
No further info available.