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Family left homeless after New Year’s Day fire

Eleven persons were displaced following a house fire in rural Cayo.   The fire occurred yesterday afternoon.  Correspondent Fem Cruz, spoke with the family and filed this report.

Eleven persons were displaced following a house fire in rural Cayo.   The fire occurred yesterday afternoon.  Correspondent Fem Cruz, spoke with the family and filed this report.

Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent, Love FM News: A house fire some time around 1:30 this afternoon in the village of Cotton Tree left a family of eleven homeless. Love News was called out to the back area of the village and spoke to the owner of the house Sydney Samosa.

Sydney Samosa, Homeowner: “Sometime around one o’clock I went to leave some food for my common-law and when returning back one of my son called me and told me the house was on fire so we ran and we tried to do the best we could but we couldn’t stop the fire so when the fire engine came they finished outing the rest; they tried their best but everything went down.”

Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent, Love FM News:  So you lost everything? 

Sydney Samosa, Homeowner: “Everything yes.”

Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent, Love FM News: Ma’am how if anyone wants to help or get in contact with you tell us how they can get in contact with you.

Sydney Samosa, Homeowner: “Well if anybody wishes to help and may God bless them they can deposit in 211648902 and if anybody wants to help they can call me at 602-7434 or 636-6106. I would like to tell you all that this is a bad way to start a new year but we are happy that no life was lost and I thank God for that so I don’t worry about the things that were in the house, at least my kids weren’t in there, if they were too small they would have never come out of that place alive. “

Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent, Love FM News: So ma’am where will you stay now?

Sydney Samosa, Homeowner: “Well right now I have nowhere to stay but I will find somewhere. Maybe I will find somewhere because we have good people here in Cotton Tree.”