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Jun 12, 2019

Fire Destroys Wooden Structure on Old Belize Compound

There was a fire on Tuesday morning at Old Belize located at mile five on the George Price Highway. A wooden structure near the entrance of the compound was partially destroyed by the blaze; luckily firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before it could spread to adjacent structures. According to the security guard on duty, Orlando Pinelo, there was a power shortage on the compound and soon after the electricity was restored, he observed the wooden building in flames. The building and its contents were partially destroyed by the fire. Fire-fighters are investigating the cause of the blaze.


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