A Corentyne teacher died on Tuesday night at Port Mourant, Corentyne after a blaze of unknown origin destroyed his and his neighbour’s house.
Dead is Tokant Deokharan, 44, who resided at Manager’s Quarters, Port Mourant, Corentyne alone in a one-storey wooden house. The fire reportedly started at Deokharan’s house and spread to his neighbour’s two-storey wooden and concrete house destroying both and killing Deokharan in the process.
The Guyana Fire Service yesterday said that they are currently investigating the circumstances that led to the massive blaze in Port Mourant. According to them, at 10:17 p.m., the Fire Service was alerted to a fire at Manager’s Quarters, Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice.