A 50-year-old woman died in a house fire in Central Kingston early Thursday morning.
The house, which is located on West Avenue in Kingston Gardens, was destroyed, leaving two adults and a child homeless.
The Jamaica Fire Brigade said it was alerted at 4 o'clock and two units from the York Park fire station responded.
Emeleo Ebanks, Public Relations Officer for the Jamaica Fire Brigade, told Radio Jamaica News it was while battling the blaze that the response team learnt the woman was inside the house.
Her remains were found in a bedroom.
Loss is estimated at $12 million.