Fire Safety Week begins with the tragic morning fire where six perish in a blaze early this morning


Family perish in early morning house fire!

Fire being put out. File Photo.

Nassau, Bahamas — Police are investigating an early morning house fire that has claimed the lives of six people.

According to reports, shortly before 2:00am a fire occurred at a Miami Street home and claimed the lives of six (6) occupants.

An active investigation has been launched to determine the exact caused of the fire.

This morning The Royal Bahamas Police Force Fire Services will officially launch Fire Safety Week under theme “Empowering the Disabled through Fire Safety” with an opening ceremony at the Marathon Mall at 11:00am.

National Security Minister Hon. Bernard J. Nottage will declare the week and exhibition officially open during the ceremony.

Residents are asked to pray for the family of the victims in this morning’s blaze.