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Fire delivers Christmas knockout punch

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2015 | 12:00 AM
We could not see his face, but the despair was obvious in this man's posture as he stood on the roof and watched the flames destroy his house.
Screams of "Come down!" echoed as the blaze approached this man (far right), who was among those trying to save anything they could.
Residents rushing to save furniture and appliances while the blaze spreads.
This lady could not hold back the tears.
Overcome by emotion, this resident fainted as she arrived on the scene.

Scores of persons were left homeless yesterday as fire, allegedly started by a child who was left home alone, destroyed premises at 52 Church Street in downtown Kingston.

The blaze, which started in the mid-afternoon at the back of the premises on Mark Lane, ravaged everything in its path as firefighters struggled to extinguish it.

Our news team was early on the scene and captured the images as persons rushed to save their belongings while the fire raged.