Three children aged 14, 8, and 5 are among five people left homeless after an early Wednesday morning fire at Morne Sion, Choiseul.
Emergency personnel from the Soufriere and Vieux Fort fire stations responded with three fire appliances and one ambulance after receiving a distress call after 1:00 am.
They found a two-bedroom concrete structure measuring approximately 20 X 26 feet engulfed in flames.
The fire destroyed the building.
It was the second fire in Choiseul this week.
An early morning blaze on Tuesday destroyed Tipsy’s restaurant, and bar and a vacant building at La Fargue..
According to firefighters, that fire destroyed the vacant building and another structure that housed Tipsy’s Restaurant & Bar and an adjoining residence.