Five persons escape from raging fire in San Ignacio


An early morning fire on Sunday destroyed the residence of Mercedes Carcamo from San Ignacio Town. The technician from the Climate Change Office escaped unhurt but her mother received burns to her back and shoulder.
The Fire Department has assessed that the fire originated from an electrical mishap. The house had an estimated value of $75,000.00
Neighbours were at the scene of the fire on Eighth Street and were able to alert the four adults and one child inside the house. Neighbours were also able to rush in a vehicle to the Fire Department’s House to alert the firemen to the fire.
If you would like to assist, call Mercedes Carcamo at 613-7794. So far, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), Area Representatives, and family members have responded to provide some assistance.