Jamaica News, St Andrew: Twins Perish – Two children lost their lives in a fire which completely destroyed their home in Grant’s Pen on Thursday night, January 31.
The names of the two dead children have not yet been released.
Reports are that about 7:45 p.m., residents living in Grants Pen saw fire coming from the three bedroom dwelling house, which is occupied by the two children and other family members.
The residents alerted the York Park Fire Department and two units from to department responded to the fire.
Upon the arrival of the firemen, the house was already engulfed into flames so the firefighters could only carry out cooling down operations.
When the fire died down, a search of the rubbles led to the discovery of the charred remains of both children.
The Grants Pen police who are now carrying out an investigation into the fire to find out why no adults were at the house with the siblings.