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‘Globe Yard’ fire leaves 8 homeless

What was left after today's blaze (www.demerarawaves.com photo)

GEORGETOWN -An early afternoon fire at the notorious Globe Yard on Waterloo Street has reportedly left some eight persons homeless, one house completely destroyed and another severely damaged.

Globe Yard, located on the western half of Waterloo Street, oblique to Astor Cinema, is a congested tenement hostel renowned for harboring drugs and criminals.

Recent media reports indicate that there were no injuries to speak of and the cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

Firefighters were praised for their timely response to the emergency call.

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