Jamaica News, March 7, 2018 – Lucea Resident Perish in Fire
Hanover, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – The Lucea police in Hanover and investigators from the Lucea Fire Department are investigating the origin of a fire which claimed the life of an elderly resident in the community on Wednesday morning, March 7.
The deceased has been identified as Linden Campbell, otherwise called “Husky” of Ackee Tree Lane in Haughton Court, Lucea.
Reports are that shortly after 5:00 a.m., residents living in Haughton Court alerted the fire department after fire was seen coming from the board and concrete structured dwelling which was occupied by the deceased.
Upon arrival, the firemen noticed that the house was engulfed in flames. It took the men from the two units that responded over two hours to put out the blaze.
A search of the rubble later led to the discovery of Campbell’s burnt remains underneath the ash.
The police were summoned and following an investigation, the remains were removed.