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A fire of unknown origin completely destroyed the home of Ann Eve Knights, 25, a businesswoman of North Haslington, East Coast Demerara (ECD), on Saturday evening.
Police said the incident occurred at around 20:40h.
Based on reports received, Knights, who lived with her sister, left the house to purchase bread and pastries at Golden Grove, ECD.
Whilst in the vicinity of President’s College road, the woman received a telephone call with the person on the other end of the line informing her that the house was on fire. Without hesitation, she rushed home, only to see her house engulfed in flames.
The fire service was immediately summoned and managed to contain the blaze to one location. At the time of the blaze, the house had no electricity supply. An investigation has been launched into the origin and cause of the fire.