Twelve people were left homeless after a fire destroyed one house and damaged another at Water Street, Christ Church yesterday morning.
According to reports, a grass fire which started around 10:30 spread to the nearby houses.
Two fire tenders and seven officer responded to the fire.
Two of the occupants of the house which was completely destroyed, Rosemary Smith and Shadia Moore were out shopping when they received the dreaded news.
Five children are among the homeless.