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Sunday, December 15, 2019
Home General House in Santa Elena partially destroyed by fire

House in Santa Elena partially destroyed by fire

The house of Olga August, 56, of Cemetery Road, Santa Elena, has been partially destroyed by fire.
Two of the four bedrooms were completely destroyed, including all its contents, but the remainder of the two rooms just suffered heat and smoke damage.

The incident occurred at about 8:20 yesterday morning, on Cemetery Road in Santa Elena, Cayo. Santa Elena fire officials, in an interview with Amandala, said that they received the fire call at about 8:20 yesterday morning, and they quickly went to the area and began fighting the fire.

The fire was completely out within 20 minutes, they said. The cause of the fire is not yet known, said the fire official, and an investigation is being carried out by the Santa Elena Fire Department and the police.

Dorla August reported that at about 6:00 yesterday morning, she and her family locked her house and left for Ladyville. Shortly after, she received a call informing her that her house was on fire.

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