Entire Home Destroyed By Fire In Calder

The Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire that took place in Calder at 01:18 a.m. on 27th February 2018.

According to reports, a 70 x 90 two bedroom timber, concrete and galvanize house owned by Lawrence Burke, 54 years Farmer/mechanic, located in the vicinity of the Calder Primary School, caught fire.

Mr Burke was alerted by his neighbour, Genel Bailey, who saw fire coming from a bedroom of the house.

The said bedroom, the roof and all its content was completely burnt.  The fire was subsequently extinguished by the Fire Department with the aid of neighbours.

Loss and cause of fire are not yet known.