Arson suspected in Roaring Creek Fire

On Monday we reported about a fire incident that gutted a single bedroom apartment at noon time in the San Martin Area Belmopan.

Well just before our news time on Monday, we received reports of another fire this one in the Village of Roaring Creek.

According to reports at around 5:30 Monday evening, neighbours saw a fire rising from a wooden bungalow house in the Another vlcsnap-2015-02-18-06h52m03s158vlcsnap-2015-02-18-06h51m54s75World Area, Roaring Creek Village. Neighbours also reported seeing a person running away from the house. The authorities were alerted of the fire; however when they arrived at the scene the house was completely burnt down.

The wooden bungalow belonged to one Barrey Sho, who told the media he lost about $15,000 worth of items. He lived in the wooden house with his brother. However both men were at work when the fire started.

Police are treating the incident as arson as they continue to investigate. They have since detained one person pending further investigations.

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