Two Year Old Twins Died after House Caught on Fire in Grants Pen, St Andrew
Trauma and sorrow were etched on the faces of residents of Belgium, a community in Grants Pen, St Andrew, after learning that two-year-old twins, Nahaila and Nieelia Pinnock had perished in a fire on Thursday night.
The remains of the twins could be seen on the bed on which they had been sleeping.
Residents said they were alerted to the fire and tried to assist, but it was units from the Rollington Town and York Park fire stations that were able to battle the blaze and save other houses from burning to the ground.
Councillor for the Waterloo Division and Deputy Mayor Winston Ennis said two houses were completely burnt down, leaving 14 persons from one family homeless.