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Elderly woman killed in downtown Kingston blaze

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 2:30 PM
A fireman covers the body of the elderly woman who died in the blaze.
Occupants of this unfinished building in downtown Kingston seek to secure their belongings as fire engulfs a woodwork shop inside.

An elderly woman was killed in a fire at an unfinished building at the corner of Pechon and West streets in downtown Kingston that was the home of numerous people.

It’s not clear how the fire started.

However, it sent people scurrying for safety.

Some people, however, risked their safety to secure their furniture and appliances.

A woodwork shop in the building was destroyed in the blaze.