Nine people are now homeless following a house fire on Black Rock, Main Road, St Michael this afternoon.
According to police spokesman David Welch, the blaze, which occurred around 2 p.m. near Danesbury, gutted the four bedroom wooden structure.
Two people, including a one-year-old child, were at home when the fire started.
The Barbados Fire Service was unable to save the structure.
Two nearby houses were slightly damaged.
The dwelling belonged to 71-year-old Aveilla Smith.