Man dies in fire at Campbellville home

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Former General Manager of Guyana National Printers Limited, Angold Thompson this morning perished in a fire at his home.

The early morning fire erupted at the John Street and Stone Avenue, Campbellville property at around 02:00hrs.

The 76-year-old man and his family were making their way out of the house when Thompson turned back to collect personal belongings.

As a result, he became trapped in the blaze and he never made it out.

The other family members made it out alive.

The building was completely gutted. An investigation is underway.