See full statement from the Guyana Fire Service:

Preliminary Report

The Fire Service is currently combating a fire at Springsland Village, Corentyne, Berbice.

At 9:34 a.m., the Fire Service received a call alerting to the fire. Water Tender #101 from the Corriverton Fire Station, supported by Water Tender #78 from Rose Hall, and their crews responded. The first appliance arrived on the scene at 9:39 a.m.

On arrival, firefighters discovered one building destroyed and another fully engulfed in flames and smoke.

The fire originated at Mahin and Sons Upholstery, then extended to Ritz Hotel and Bar, subsequently impacting Vishnu’s.

At this time, the fire is contained, and firefighters are on-site until complete extinction.

Additional details will be provided as they become available.