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Elderly woman dies in fire

Published:Friday | March 18, 2016 | 3:00 AM

Icilda Taylor, who the police described as "an elderly woman" perished in a fire that destroyed her home and injured a woman on Balmagie Avenue, Kingston 11 in St Andrew yesterday.

Reports from the Olympic Gardens Police are that about 4 a.m., fire was seen coming from the house and the police and fire department were summoned. One unit from the Half-Way Tree Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze.

Another female was injured during the incident and was taken to hospital, where up to yesterday afternoon, she was said to be in stable condition. The police are investigating the incident.