Two persons were killed after a fire razed a Chinese Supermarket in the vicinity of New Road, Vreed-en-Hoop Junction, West Bank Demerara in the wee hours of Sunday.
The identities of the two men are not immediately available.
The fire which reportedly started at about 1:50h also razed several other buildings.
Based on information received, the fire started in the supermarket and quickly spread to nearby buildings including a boutique, clothing store and an electronic store.
The fire fighters upon arrival at the scene, used a nearby canal as a water source and managed to save the RCD building.
Fire fighters and Police are at the scene conducting their investigations.