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Posted: Thursday, November 24, 2016. 11:11 a.m. CST.

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By BBN Staff: A farmer from southern Belize lost his house to a fire last week.

According to reports, Jose Bajarano, 64, a Salvadorian farmer of San Juan village, Stann Creek left his house (20 X 15 feet elevated 6 feet off the ground with zinc roofing) on November 15, 2016  on a farm situated in a reserve location in Trio Village, Toledo and when he returned on Friday, November 18, 2016, about 9 am, he encountered his house completely destroyed by fire.

Also destroyed by the fire were assorted clothing, tools, and  agricultural and household equipment valued at over $4000.

The house had no electricity and was not insured.

Police are investigating.

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