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Two 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.