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Arson, electrical causes out in Chateau Caribbean fire as B.T.I.A. sympathizes

While National Fire Service officials promised full details on Monday of its ongoing investigation, News Five has been told that arson and electrical causes have been ruled out in the [...]

Employees Try to Pick Up Pieces from Devastating Chateau Caribbean Fire

Employees of the Chateau Caribbean are picking up the pieces in the aftermath of a fire that destroyed the iconic restaurant. While most people are preparing for the Christmas, scores [...]

Iconic Chateau Caribbean “Gone” in Sunday Blaze

One of the oldest buildings in the Old Capital was consumed by fire on Sunday morning. Thick smoke billowed into the sky and was visible from a distance away as [...]

Businesswoman Must Start Over After Late Night Inferno on West Collet Canal

Destruction by fire in the city was not only limited to the Chateau Caribbean. Just under seven hours before, Police also reported a house fire at a residence on West [...]

In Ladyville, Japan Area Family Burned Out of House and Home

There was a third fire which caused a family of five to spend the weekend with relatives in Ladyville. The place they called home went up in flames just after [...]

B.D.F. Commander Addresses Sarstoon Situation; No Protocol in Place

Every time Belizeans travel up the Sarstoon River, they are told by the Guatemalan Armed Forces to “Respecte el Protocolo.” But is there a protocol that Belizeans must follow to [...]

Caribbean Judicial Officers Unite to Walk for Haiti

Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti over a month ago and the island is trying to rebuild. While hundreds of lives were lost, thousands were left homeless after the hurricane. The Caribbean [...]

Lit Candle Knocks Out Home of Ex-Boxing Champ Carlton Bowers

In the late 1970’s and 1980’s, Carlton Bowers was Belize’s welterweight boxing champion. He was a local hero and entertained hundreds in fights at the Bird’s Isle for many years. [...]

Ian Sambula, Fire Victim, Dies in Treatment in Texas

There is a second murder to report tonight in connection with an act of arson at a house on Aloe Vera Street, Belize City on October fourth. Five weeks after [...]

Castle Street Fire Guts 2 Homes and Salvation Army Church

Thirteen people have been displaced by two separate fires that happened between Friday night and Sunday morning in Belize City. We start with the most recent fire that happened very [...]

Did Someone Set Fire That Destroyed Senior Citizen’s First Street Home?

The other fire happened on Friday night around eleven-thirty on First Street, also in Belize City. Sixty-eight year old Maria Ayuso was at home with her grandson when she was [...]

The original Halloween monster: Remembering Hattie, 55 years on

Fifty-five years ago, a true monster unleashed havoc, death and destruction on the tiny colony then known as British Honduras. We speak of Hurricane Hattie, which struck on October thirty-first, [...]

Police Won’t Confirm Arson in Tragic Death of Kaylee Alvarez

Police are no closer to determining the cause of the fire that claimed the life of two year old Kaylee Alvarez last Thursday in the Conch Shell Bay Area. As [...]

Hurricane Victims Receive NEMO Assistance Following Overnight Downpour

Hurricane Earl struck Belize on August third causing substantive damages to properties in the city and elsewhere. And despite all efforts to bring relief to families affected, many are still [...]

NEMO Hurricane Assistance Program Broken Down

Since embarking upon its Hurricane Earl relief initiative, NEMO has been criticized by residents who have been affected by the natural disaster and have not been visited by ministry personnel.  [...]

Fire Reported at Price Barracks; Family’s Home Destroyed

There was a fire on Monday at one of the family houses at the Price Barracks compound. Fortunately, no one was hurt, but the family lost everything. Commander of the [...]

B.D.F. Commander Updates on Hurricane Earl Relief

When Hurricane Earl passed through Belize on August third the B.D.F. suffered substantial damage to their structures including the main store that houses the military equipment and also several roof [...]

Another Family Loses Home to fire in Sandhill

Investigators are currently trying to ascertain if a fire that consumed a house at mile nineteen and three-quarters on the Philip Goldson Highway on Friday afternoon was deliberately set and [...]

Distraught Mother of Kaylee Alvarez Denies Neglect, Says Deadly Fire Was Deliberately Set

On Thursday night we told you about the tragic fire in Conch Shell Bay area that claimed the life of two year old Kaylee Alvarez.  Around midday yesterday, Alvarez and [...]

A Toddler’s Tragic Death In House Fire At Conch Shell Bay

Tragedy in Conch Shell Bay as another minor loses her life in a midday fire.  It is the third such incident involving children for the month of October.  This afternoon, [...]

Fire Service Issues Warning Following Multiple Deaths In Several Weeks

On Wednesday afternoon, a fire gutted the bedroom of an elevated wooden structure on Hunters Lane.  According to Carla Jimenez, she left her son and his father at home around [...]

Fire Destroys Part of family’s Home on Hunter’s Lane

When a fire engine passes you by on the street, does it occur to you, even for one second, that where they may be racing to in a hurry just [...]

Fire Destroys Another Family Home in Belize City

There were fires reported overnight in Belize City and Valley of Peace, Cayo District. The first took place on the George Price Highway after eleven in the evening and destroyed [...]

Who set Valley of Peace House on Fire?

The second incident took place in the early hours of Friday morning and there is very little information as to what caused a house to be set afire in Valley [...]

Fire Claims House on Iguana Street Extension

On Tuesday, we told you about a fire that gutted a home on the south side of Belize City. Sometime after eleven on Monday night, fire woke up residents on [...]