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Retired policewoman killed in Hanover house fire

Published:Monday | August 15, 2022 | 6:52 AM
Firefighters conducting cooling down operations at a house in Hopewell, Hanover on August 15, 2022. -Hopeton Bucknor photo

An 89-year-old retired female assistant superintendent of police was killed in a house fire at her home in Hopewell, Hanover on Monday morning. 

She has been identified as Elana Nisbett. 

Personnel from the Jamaica Fire Brigade found her remains after conducting cooling down operations.

The cause of the blaze is not yet known. 

Residents say sections of the area have been without power since Sunday.

More details later. 

- Hopeton Bucknor

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