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SPECIAL PROVISIONS MADE FOR THE RICH ”IN NEED”?

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Massive fire in Beverly Hills
Thursday, April 18, 2013

SECTIONS of a six-bedroom house in upscale Beverly Hills in Kingston was yesterday destroyed by a massive afternoon blaze.
The fire, which reportedly started after 1:00 pm, destroyed the first floor of the large building on Shenstone Drive.
Chris Fennell looks at the severe damage done to his sister’s home in Beverley Hills in Kingston, following yesterday’s fire. (PHOTO: GARFIELD ROIBINSON)
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However, quick response from two fire units from York Park and another from Rollington Town fire stations prevented the fire from spreading to the three bedrooms on the ground floor.
“No one was at home but neighbours saw the fire and alerted us to it about 1:30 pm and we were able to save three rooms on the ground floor,” said district officer Telford Albert of Rollington Town Fire Station.
“We don’t know the cause of the fire as yet nor the estimate of the damage, but we are told that this property was valued at $40 million at one point…,” Talbert added.
The owner of the house, who resides there with her teenage daughter and a friend, had just left the scene when the Jamaica Observer arrived but her brother, Chris Fennell, said she was coping well despite the shock.
Member of Parliament for Eastern St Andrew Andre Hylton went to the scene to offer moral support.
“I am going to talk to the lady to see if there is anything that the State and the councillor can provide, such as any basic necessities that she may need at this time to keep her going. It is a traumatic experience for any person to have their home destroyed by fire, so I am also here for moral support,” he said.

Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Massive-fire-in-Beverly-Hills_14092301#ixzz2QsexbReY

18 Responses to SPECIAL PROVISIONS MADE FOR THE RICH ”IN NEED”?

  • Observer says:

    Member of Parliament….Andre Hilton said: “I am going to talk to the lady to see if there is anything that the State and the councillor can provide, such as any basic necessities that she may need at this time to keep her going. It is a traumatic experience for any person to have their home destroyed by fire, so I am also here for moral support. ”

    a wen dem a guh get to di real poor :nerd

  • Yep! says:

    Dem ago get to the real poor when pigs fly; morning Servah, Metty and crew

  • Yep! says:

    Suh don’t forget…when pigs start fly then dem will help the masses; until then the rich get rich and the poor stay poor

  • Anonymous says:

    Too much orange and green eyes deh a Jamaica that’s y the poor suffers. 93 year old man was murdered and dat bitch Neva go giv d man family any support .

  • From I was born o.O ….two fire truck n membe of parliament…I remember when one fire show in my community to out brush fire , but after ten second a watering the water done!!!! Two house Ketch by the time the second truck come

  • Anonymous says:

    Unnoo see how fast d fire truck dem reach and all a get support from politician.smdrh poor ppl doom a yaaad

  • Observer says:

    morning yeppie…lif is a real bitch aint it smh

  • Ms.B says:

    Can u imagine! Yesterday I had a big convo bout the same ting. How poor ppl cant get a break look how much Pickney need necessities like food ! Wah kinda necessities dem ppl deh could need that the state need fi assist dem wid?
    Some ppl not even hve house fi bun left four post much less 3 bedroom .

  • Cindy Royal says:

    Andre Hylton need a kick inna him seed! Smaddy weh live inna 6 bedroom uppa Beverly Hills, whofa bredda a Chris Fennel DO NOT need any state help! How comes mi nuh si dem pan tv a night time a offa state help to di poor an suffering. Mi seh a hate di whole a dem raws issi.

  • Met says:

    Ms B u a look pan dem bout ask state mi waa know a which state

  • Anonymous says:

    “MENTAL STATE” MET “MENTAL STATE”

  • Met says:

    oh mental state mental state

  • ... says:

    Morning Metty, Observer & people. When I read this I had to read it 3 more time cause I couldn’t believe seh state a offer help to this ooman. No one wants anything bad to happen to anyone but what was Hylton thinking to get recorded saying that? What happen to the poor people who don’t have rich friends & family? What happen to those children? How many days, months fire victims have to wait just for an MP to come & assess? All I know when the uprising begins, all who cyaan ketch a flight out mi nah sorry fi unoo cause unoo is a set of WICKED.

  • kgn13 says:

    this right here is jamaican politics in its truest form.

  • Observer says:

    dotty afternoon love…jamaica politician a real dogshit mi a tel yuh. Wah happen to di bun dung building dem weh ppl lef homeless a roam di streets an yu a help a person weh hav at least 3 mor bedroom weh dem caw sleep inna same place a di hous…no rostah jah need fi hurry n cum fi em worl

  • RUMOR says:

    FCKING SHAME, SORRY FOR WAT HAPPEN TO UR HOUSE, BUT THIS RICH BITCH REALLY NEED HELP, GIVE ME A FICKING BREAK………THE PPL DEM STILL AWAIT PON SOMEWHERE TO LIVE WEH BUUN OUT ROUNDA SPANISH TOWN ROAD, COUPLE MONTH AGO…….MR FCKING GOVERNMENT….SHAKINGMYf000INGHEAD.

  • Anonymous says:

    When poor ppl house bun dung not one rass soul u see.

  • ... says:

    I hope Jamaicans wake up, cause this blatant disregard for its citizens is very disturbing. Them upper echelon ppl sick mi stomach..when poor ppl get bun out dem seh dem neva did fi deh ova deh. Jamaica has gotten so much aid, put the country in debt & only certain citizens benefit…it is such an injustice.

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