A fire destroyed a dwelling house at La Ressource, Vieux Fort Monday morning, it has been reported.
According to the Saint Lucia Fire Service, a distress call was received at around 11:44 am.
Two fire trucks were dispatched to the scene but could not save the wood and concrete structure.
No one is reported to have been at home at the time of the blaze.
However the owner of the building is said to have arrived on the scene some time after the fire started.