Fire in Blackman Eddy destroys house

A wooden structure in the Village of Blackman Eddy, Cayo District, was gutted by an afternoon fire on Tuesday.

Reports are that 54 year old Rudolph Chavez left his house sometime before 12 noon, and went to a nearby residence in the same village. Shortly after, he was informed that his house was engulfed in flames.

Rudolph Chavez and two other persons lived at the house, however Plus News understands that the no one was inside the building when it caught fire.

The fire fighters arrived shortly after. However they could not save the house.

An attempt to contact the Belmopan fire department for comment was made Teusday evening, but the listed phone number just rang off the hook.

The amateur video footage of the fire was taken by a passerby.

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