Essequibo Coast business saved after fire breaks out

first_imgOne of the largest commercial enterprises at the Charity Waterfront on the Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), was saved from erupting in flames by firefighters on Friday morning.Based on information received, a security guard attached to the A & S Complex reported that she was at the front of the building at about 00:50h when the scent of burning tires caught her attention.The 41-year-old woman, Kowsilla Boodram, said she later saw smoke emanatingThe A & S Complex which was partially scorchedfrom the third floor and immediately raised an alarm. The Guyana Fire Service was summoned and officers on duty quickly brought the fire under control. Guyana Times understands that the section of the business which was burnt housed the electrical department, and contained millions of dollars in stocks.When this publication arrived at the scene, the management was still calculating their losses while officers from the fire service were assessing the situation to determine the cause of the fire. General Manager of the Complex, Eric Gomes, said he was informed of the fire and rushed to the scene.The enterprise is one of the most modern commercial buildings in Region Two, which houses a bar, a modern hotel, shopping centre, supermarket and restaurant.One of the main concerns faced by residents is the plague of vending on the roadway. In the event of a fire, the roadway remains blocked and fire tenders face difficulties in accessing the waterfront.last_img read more

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Arsenal deny Sanchez has submitted a transfer request

first_imgSanchez has less than 11 months remaining on his current contract and is yet to sign terms on a fresh deal at the Emirates.Sky Sports News understands he is a transfer target for Manchester City, but Arsene Wenger wants to keep Sanchez and says he hopes the Chile international will extend his contract.Wenger reiterated his stance on Sanchez prior to the trip to Anfield and said the 28-year-old “deeply loves” to be at Arsenal.Sanchez made his first appearance of the new Premier League season in the defeat to Liverpool having been given extra time off in the summer after competing for Chile at the Confederations Cup in Russia.During the competition in Russia, Sanchez was asked by Sky Sports News whether he would remain at Arsenal beyond this summer’s window and replied: “I don’t know.”Sanchez enjoyed his most prolific scoring campaign for Arsenal last season, netting 30 goals in 51 appearances having been deployed in a central striking role.-By Sky Sports–0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez reacts during their match against Liverpool in Liverpool, north west England on August 27LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 29 – Arsenal have denied claims Alexis Sanchez has handed in a transfer request.One source has told Sky Sports News that the forward is unhappy at Arsenal, even more so following the 4-0 Premier League defeat at Liverpool on Super Sunday.last_img read more

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