3 children perish in Mocha fire
The aftermath of the fire. [Picture: Royston Drakes Production]
Three children ages eight, six, and one died in a fire on Thursday morning at Barnwell, Mocha, East Bank Demerara (EBD).
Information reaching MTV News Update revealed that the fire started at about 01:25h, and the children were trapped in the house. Their mother was not at home at the time.
Firefighters were dispatched to the scene, but due to the deplorable state of the road, the men were forced to go to the location on foot.
We will provide more details as it becomes available.