Fire in Palm Grove leaves apartment seriously damaged

The fire took place on Wednesday evening

Public Relations Officer of the Fire Services Department, Wayne Letang, has reported that investigations are ongoing into a fire that occurred at Palm Grove in the Roseau Valley on Wednesday evening.

No one was injured in the blaze.

The fire happened at about 6:58 pm inside a two-floor concrete apartment building owned by Arthur Joseph of Roseau.

According to the Letang, two apartments in the building were affected with one “severely affected” and the other was damaged by smoke and water.

“An apartment occupied by a Spanish national was severely affected, all the contents of that space was damaged by the fire. The second apartment occupied by Mr. Hendricks Thomas and his family sustained smoke and water damage. A family of three occupied that apartment,” Letang stated.

He remarked that investigations into the cause of the fire and cost of the damage are still ongoing.

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6 Comments

  1. August 31, 2017

    Those persons reporting has no clue of what a nationality is , they need to go back to basic geography , and be specific , it is really sad that in 2017 we don’t have any investigative reporter after Angelo Allen .

  2. August 31, 2017

    Hey why all of a sudden Dominica have so many fires? I smell something rotten.

  3. Roosie
    August 31, 2017

    All Spanish speaking people are Spanish, just like the tooth paste. Nationals of the Dominica Republic are not Spanish. I would be offended if I would be referred to as English. Who made this blunder?

    • Dominican
      September 1, 2017

      Only citizens of Spain are rightly called Spanish. The whole of Central and S.America, speaks Spanish (except for Brazil, which speaks Portuguese) but it citizens are either Mexicans, Bolivians, Venezuelans, Columbians, Panamanians, Argentinians to name but a few. Just like you would not call Canadians, Americans etc. English would you, even though they speak English?

  4. Anonymous
    August 31, 2017

    A Spanish national or a national of the Dominican Republic? There is a difference you know.

    • September 3, 2017

      They are not an English speaking country they only speak Spanish

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