Young boy killed in Eleuthera blaze

Young boy killed in Eleuthera blaze

Fire investigators from the capital are on Eleuthera trying to piece together their investigations following a deadly fire Monday night which claimed the life of a five-year-old boy, Superintendent Walter Evans, Director of Fire Services revealed.

Police reports indicate that shortly after 9:00 p.m. Monday, Eleuthera division officers were called to the settlement of Green Castle where they met a single-story stone structure fully engulfed in flames.

Police were assisted by volunteer firefighters from South Eleuthera Emergency Partners and members of the community in extinguishing the fire, authorities confirmed.

Police reports confirmed that the blaze completely destroyed the building.

On inspection of the structure, the body of the child was discovered in a southeastern room.

No other casualties or injuries were reported, police confirmed.