Fire destroyed 11 fishermen shacks at Kings Wharf, San Fernando on Monday night, leaving over $200,000 in losses.
Among the items burnt were two vehicles, boat engines, household items, tools and fish storage coolers.
President of the San Fernando Fishing Cooperative said the fishermen were out at sea when they saw the flames in the coast.
Dhanraj Goolcharan said he immediately picked up his nets and came back to his place only to see the line of shacks burning.
Firefighters were on spot trying to contain the blaze.
One of the oldest buildings in Princes Town has been destroyed in a fire.
Police said Carlos Bar on High Street, caught fire around 3 am on Monday.
One of the property owners Sheridan Mohammed said he was uncertain what caused the fire.
“At this point, we are thinking it could have been an electrical problem,” Mohammed said even though there were no power surges or noticeable electrical malfunctioning prior to the blaze.
Three-year-old Prince Francette, who died after being trapped in his father's car during an explosion in Tabaquite, succumbed to toxic smoke inhalation.
This was revealed during an autopsy conducted at the San Fernando mortuary on Monday. Francette, suffered burns to 100 percent of his body after his father's two-door Nissan March exploded on Friday.
During an interview yesterday, Justin Francette said the autopsy vindicated him.
The father of three-year-old Prince Francette who died after his father's car exploded on Friday, has shared tear-jerking video and photos of him on his Facebook page.
Justin Francette posted four videos today as he tries to come to terms with the grief of his son's passing.
He stated: "I always cherished every moment I spent with u...Bbz u will always b my prince and ik u will b looking at me from heaven making sure ur daddy is strong .....I Love u bbz and would never do anything to loose u......Hmmm this is very hard Bt imma stay strong just for u Prince baby ...RIP."
An autopsy will be done today on the body of three-year-old Prince Francette who died when his father’s car exploded in Tabaquite on Friday.
Prince’s aunt Amanda Granger, who wants the police to do a detailed investigation into the child’s death, said they were unsure where and when the funeral will take place.
*** Update ***
The child has died at the San Fernando General Hospital having suffered 100 percent burns.
*** Earlier Report****
A 3-year-old child is barely holding on to life after suffering 4th-degree burns when his father's car exploded in Tabaquite.
Prince Fracette, 3, of 21 Cito Lane, Tabaquite, is now at the San Fernando General Hospital where doctors are desperately attempting to save his life.
A Diego Martin man is now dead after shooting himself in his head, in what appeared to be a bad game gone wrong.
Ben Ambrose was at Union Road in Diego Martin when he accidentally shot himself in the head.
According to reports, Ambrose was with a friend and put the gun to his head as a joke.
The friend warned him not to play with the gun because it was loaded.
However, Ambrose thought it was all a joke and continued to pull the trigger.
He died at the scene.
Police are continuing investigations.
A 37-year-old Valsayn man is in hospital after his car plunged off the top floor of the carpark at Price Plaza, Chaguanas.
Darren John was rushed to the Chaguanas Health Facility around 3.20 Wednesday morning with spinal injuries.
He was later transferred to the Mt Hope hospital.
Reports indicate that the incident occurred after John lost money at a casino in Chaguanas.
Six months after the August earthquake ripped apart 50 acres of prime agricultural lands in Los Iros, farmers say they have received no assistance from the Government.
During a protest at Royal Engineer (RE) Road, Erin, farmers showed off fields of parched crops.
President of the Los Iros Hillview Farmers Association Reshianand Ramraj said the fields of produce withered because most of the major ponds in the area had dried up. More than 20 irrigation ponds were damaged by the 6.9 magnitude earthquake.
A woman believed to be in her early 20's has perished in a fire in Sealots.
The woman has not yet been identified.
Neighbours say that she only moved into the house recently and was staying there with another occupant who was not at home at the time.
Residents say they tried in vain to get the woman out of the house but it appeared as though she was locked in.
Firefighters found the body after putting out the blaze.
Investigations are continuing.