House fire in Paraiso Village

There was a fire in Paraiso Village, Corozal District, where two houses were burned. The front house measuring 18” x 15” was occupied by 40 year old Manuel Novelo. The building and its contents were valued at $2,000.00 BCY. The second house measuring 18”x 15” was occupied by 24 year old Pedro Troches along with his wife and 2 children. Items were valued at $2,500.00 BCY. All items inside both houses were completely destroyed. The houses belonged to 69 year old Aurelio Tun. Initial investigation by Fire Department reveals that fire started from a fire heart that was left unattended. No one was injured. Investigation continues.

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