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, are now homeless and counting their losses after fire of ‘yet to be determined’ origin gutted their 370 Crane Housing Scheme, West Coast Demerara, home yesterday.The two-flat concrete structure was home to 71-year-old Leon Inniss, who resided in the top flat of the building. Wilman McDonald, his wife and two children resided below.According to McDonald, who, with the assistance of neighbours, was able to save some of his household items, the fire started some time around 08:00 hours in the upper flat of the building. He recalled that he was engaged in his usual yard cleaning exercise when a neighbour to the western side of the house informed him that smoke was coming from the windows at the top flat.“Honestly speaking I don’t know what could have caused the fire because I was just cleaning up the yard and people call me and say ‘Look smoke,’” said McDonald.Aware that Inniss was not at home at the time, McDonald said that he immediately rushed up the front stairway of the house in an attempt to force open the door and extinguish the fire. His attempt was futile despite seeking assistance from some young men in the neighbourhood.The man said that he was eventually able to open a back entrance to the house but recounted that “the smoke was too much; there was thick,Cheap Jerseys Online
, thick smoke.”By this time several persons had informed the Leonora Fire Service of the fiery ordeal in progress.A fire engine arrived some 20 minutes later.? The fire fighters had their work cut out for them and it certainly was not without some evident water limitations.Another fire engine eventually arrived but the task from all indications was no easier. The fire fighters however persevered,Cheap NBA Jerseys China
, with the unreserved support of some male residents, and were eventually able to control the flames.As efforts were being made to tackle the fire some daring residents helped to save items from McDonald’s home.But when Inniss, the lone occupant of the upper flat,NFL Jerseys China
, arrived on the scene his home was already gutted. The man told this publication that he left home around 06:40 hours as he had an appointment with the United States Embassy.“I didn’t know that the house was on fire…I now come home and seeing this,” said the evidently distraught man as he ambled around with the aid of a cane.According to Inniss, he has been living at the house, which is owned by his nephew, for several years. He is adamant that he did nothing that could have resulted in the fire. “I didn’t leave anything on…and I don’t know about any electrical problems,Nike Air Max Zero Black
,” the man asserted yesterday.He, like McDonald, is estimating his losses to be in the millions of dollars. The elderly gentleman is also clueless as to where he will be accommodated. “I don’t know where I will go,” he lamented.McDonald too had no answer when asked about his next move. According to the man he has been renting his now destroyed home for close to four years.Yesterday,NFL Jerseys China
, too, fire fighters were called into action to battle yet another fire at Zeelugt, West Coast Demerara, which left a house completely destroyed.Reports out of the Fire Service suggest that investigations are ongoing to ascertain the origin of that fire too.