(Layou- St Vincent) – A fire in the town of Layou on Friday night has left two families severely affected.
The fire which started around 7.45 pm on Huggins Street in an area known as Betromy, left a wooden family dwelling completely flattened.
Another structure in close proximity reportedly sustained approximately 80 percent damage.
According to information received, no one from either home was physically affected.
The combined effort of villagers succeeded in putting out the blaze on the second home before the fire tender arrived on scene.