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UPDATE: Family of five homeless after Dennery fire

By SNO Staff

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A family of five has been left homeless following a fire in Dennery.

Fire crews were called to the blaze which started in the upper flat of the two-storey wooden house in Rocky Lane at around 8:05 p.m. on Friday, December 4.

Two adults ( a couple) and their three children have now been left homeless.

St. Lucia News Online (SNO) understands that no one was at home when the fire started.

The mother of the three children, who is a security guard, was at work when she was told that her house was on fire, according to a fire official.

The children were staying at her mother’s home at the time.

“The mother said she going and check someone and they told her there is a fire in her area. Minutes later we were told it’s her house. Luckily the kids were by their grandma,” a resident told SNO.

Fire officials said it is suspected that the inferno may have started from gas being left on in the house.

An investigation into the fire is now underway.

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3 comments

  1. To the family. I know you are still in a dream state. It is a feeling one has to live through to know. However, consider yourselves blessed. God shone is light upon you and protected you from death. Thank him. He has great plans for you.

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  2. It's Christmas time.

    Such a sad story to read. 🙁

    It's Christmas time Saint Lucians!!! Although this family has not asked........need I say more.

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  3. woe ... to be homeless is just plain sad especially during these hard time

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