A well-known furniture establishment was destroyed by fire late Wednesday, leaving seven persons homeless and the owners counting millions of dollars in losses.
Deodat Tikchand, owner of the Tikchand Furniture Establishment located at West Canefield Settlement, East Canje, has been operating the business for over 30 years.
He said the fire started from the back fence where the furniture workshop is situated.
The front building was destroyed while a concrete building at the back is still standing but all contents inside were burnt.
Tikchand his sister noticed the blaze at the back because he was asleep.
The buildings were not insured.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Nov. 23, CMC –