Vacationing Corentyne couple’s home destroyed by fire


first_imgTwo persons are now homeless following a fire which completely destroyed a two-storey house at Lot 102 Section G, Nigg, Corentyne, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) on Monday evening.Flames were seen coming from the upper flat of the house about 20:30h. The couple were not at home since they reportedly departed for their vacation on Saturday.An eyewitness, who lives two houses away, Lucille Ayana explained that the community was at the time experiencing a fluctuation in the power supply. “Me light keep blinking, and then me neighbour get up to see what going on with he appliances and he see the fire and start holla and then me see the fire coming from the house,” the woman said.The fire spread quickly and engulfed the entire building, fuelled by combustible items which were in a storeroom, one resident reported.The Rose Hall Town Fire Service responded with one unit and was able to prevent the blaze from spreading to other buildings. At the time of the fire, there was a heavy rain which also contributed to the fire being contained to one building.When this publication visited the community, the affected couple had not returned from their vacation. The Fire Service is currently investigating the incident and has not confirmed that the fire was electrical in origin.last_img read more

AC Milan cancel former Portsmouth star’s contract


first_img1 Sulley Muntari in action for AC Milan AC Milan have cancelled the contract of former Portsmouth midfielder Sulley Muntari.The Ghanaian had been expected to leave the San Siro this summer after making just 17 appearances last season.The 30-year-old is said to be keen for a new challenge after three and a half years at Milan and he has now got his wish with the club terminating his contract . “AC Milan and Sulley Muntari announce that they have consensually resolved the sporting contract that bound them today,” read a statement on acmilan.com.“AC Milan would like to thank Muntari for the commitment, devotion and professionalism that he always demonstrated while wearing the Milan shirt and in the defence of the Rossoneri colours.“We wish him every success for the remainder of his playing career.”last_img read more