Rio Claro house totally destroyed by fire


    A Rio Claro house was gutted by fire on Tuesday, destroying the items within.

    The Ministry of Local Government says officials including the Mayaro Fire Service, Mayaro Police and T&TEC responded to the report of the house on fire at Oilfield Road.

    However the entire structure was destroyed, and the affected persons were referred to the Ministry of Social Development and the National Commission for Self Help.

    DMU field officers conducted damage assessments and relief items including mattresses were distributed to the family.