Baby Suffers Burns In Coolie Town Fire

A baby suffered burns in a Coolie Town fire Sunday night and four persons were injured when two vehicles collided at La Fargue, Choiseul on Saturday.

Fire service officials say the one-year old male and a 62 year old man suffered from smoke inhalation and second degree burns to the head and back respectively as a result of a residential house fire at Coolie Town, some two miles from the fishing village of Anse La Raye.

A fire service official told St Lucia Times that the blaze was confined to a bedroom.

Residents of Coolie Town say the injured fire victims were taken to hospital by ambulance.

Emergency responders  also report that four people were injured Saturday when two vehicles collided about 2:43 pm at La Fargue, Choiseul.

They say the collision involved a Toyota Noah and a Suzuki Swift.

The Vieux Fort fire station responded and transported the four injured individuals to St Jude Hospital.

However according to reports, their injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

The Saint Lucia Fire Service says it also responded to 12 ‘minor’ weekend motor vehicle collisions in the Northern part of the island.



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