Small George Town house goes up in flames

| 06/08/2011

(CNS): Emergency services were out battling a blaze in the early hours of this morning when a small house off Shedden Road and Sound Way junction, behind Liquor for Less in George Town caught fire. The small partly wooden structure went up in flames at around 1:30am Saturday 6 August. When the police and fire service arrived at the scene the building was engulfed in fire but officers from the Cayman Islands Fire Service were quickly able to douse the flames. Although the house was completely damaged no one was inside and no one was hurt as a result of the blaze, officials said Saturday morning. (Photo courtesy Cayman27)

A police spokesperson stated that the cause of the fire is now under investigation and anyone who may have information on this incident or any crime within the Cayman Islands is asked to call any police station or 800TIPS (8477)


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  1. Too bad says:

    Too bad about the fire, but maybe now we wont have dozens of illegal immigrants and criminals hanging out there during the day in broad daylight. 

    Furthermore, if RCIP wants to get a handle on crime, they need to take a drive up Crew Road between 12:00pm and 4:00pm for some reason this road is littered with men of all ages who obviously have no jobs and are not here legally as a result. They wander the road and are obviously looking for easy targets to burgle. Hate to profile in this way but its obvious what they are up to. XXXX

    • Anonymous says:

      Sorry to burst your bubble but the majority of people that I see there every morning are, like myself, born here of many generations.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Sad for the loss of the house but very thankful that no one was inside and got hurt at the time of the fire.