Fire-fighters suspect arson behind a fire that destroyed a wooden house in San Fernando this morning.
The fire occurred at Pointe-a-Pierre Road around 7.10 am.
The owner, Paula Baird said there were several attempted break-ins on the property that were reported to the police.
She said just before the fire started, her daughter heard a dog barking outside.
Officers of the Mon Repos Fire Station responded but were unable to save the house.
Investigations are continuing.