Mother, son injured as fire destroys their home

Shazena Grant, of Charlestown, Nevis, and her son, are very fortunate to have escaped without even more serious injuries after fire completely destroyed their home yesterday afternoon, June 11.

The child suffered burns to his face and shoulder and Grant had some problems caused by smoke inhalation. Both had to be treated at the Alexandria Hospital because of their injuries.

Acting Fire Chief Everette O’Garro confirmed the narrow escape of the mother and son and also summarized the fiery inferno.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.