Man perishes in Enterprise fire


A 54-year-old man this morning died in a fire which erupted in a house at Enterprise, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

The dead man has been identified as Suresh Goolchand.

Reports are that the fire started at around 03:40hrs and a Water Tender from the Melanie Fire Station was immediately dispatched to the Lot 156 Market Street, Enterprise location.

An ambulance and crew as well as members of the Guyana Police Force also responded to the scene.

The building involved was a one flat wooden building, owned by Suresh who resided there with his brother Shwavash Goolchand.

Due to radiated heat, two vehicles located on the western side of the building were also severely damaged.