Maloney Gardens, Trinidad Dec 21, 2011 Prayer Urged for victims of fire.
On the 21st December 2011 there was a tragic fire of one of the Housing Development Corporation Apartment in Trou Macaque, Laventille which claim the lives of four (4) persons and seven (7) seriously injured while trying to jump from the 4th floor of the apartment for safety. There were no fire escape on the building and before the firefighters, police and ambulance could arrive many feared for their lives and decided to jump to survive.
Four (4) year old Jemina Coy, one of the victim of the tragic event, who is still traumatize have been brought into Star of Hope Trinidad in Maloney, since they had to resort for shelter at a family member home in Building #12 Maloney Gardens. Everything belonging to Jemina and her family was totally destroyed in the fire, but we are doing everything possible to help and make this beautiful miracle be happy along with her family.
Her mother expresses great thanks for the support and warmth she receive from us here in Star of Hope Trinidad. We urge you all throughout the world that receives that story to continue to pray for the many other victims that have been affected from this fire.