Elderly woman dies in fire


March 18, 2016

An elderly woman, Icilda Taylor, perished in a fire that destroyed her home and injured a woman on Balmagie Avenue, Kingston 11 in St Andrew yesterday.

Reports from the Olympic Gardens police are that at about 4 a.m., fire was seen coming from the dwelling and the police and fire department summoned. One unit from the Half-Way Tree Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze. The house was not insured.

Another female was injured during the incident and was taken to hospital where she is said to be in stable condition.

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