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Guyana: Family Of Three Perish In Fire

A family of three died during a fire in an apartment complex in Guyana, local reports say.

According to Stabroek News, the fire broke out Saturday night.

The newspaper identified the dead as  Dawall Ifill, 14, his mother Beverly Miller, 40, and his step-father Martin Lewis, 46, of Sixth Street, Cummings Lodge.

Their bodies were discovered after firefighters were finally able to put out the blaze about 7 pm.

Eyewitnesses were quoted as stating that the deceased were trapped in a room which had a grill and they were unable to flee for their lives.

Neighbours also said that the three deceased could be heard shouting for help while the flames consumed their apartment.

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