An elderly female resident of Marlie Acres community in Old Harbour, St Catherine is now dead, after a fire broke out at her home early Saturday morning.
Deceased is Madge Davis, also known as “Madgie”, of 139 Cedar Drive.
According to reports, the Old Harbour Fire Department received a call at 1:04 a.m. on Saturday morning, when the team arrived, the 10-room concrete house was engulfed in flames.
After the fire was extinguished, a search of the rubbles led to the discovery of Davis’ charred remains.
The scene was processed, and the remains taken to the morgue for a post mortem examination.
Hopeton Johnson, the district officer at the Old Harbour Fire Station, assessed the damage at $13 million.
The house was not covered by insurance.
The Old Harbour police are investigating.