A fire broke out in a sheet metal house in Cité Martial, Port Louis, around midday on Monday 24 October. See photos below:
Firefighters were summoned at the scene. At noon they were still on the scene to circumscribe the flames.
According to our overlap, the sole inhabitant of the house is a woman. It is her neighbors who were alerted by the presence of thick smoke, and who rescued her. The cause of the fire is still unknown at this time. A police investigation is underway.