A 28-year-old Customs officer is now warded in critical condition at the hospital after she sustained burns to her body in a house fire that she had allegedly ignited on Sunday.
According to a police report, a man, who also resides at her home at Carl Jones Street in Arima was also injured.
Police said that at about 4.20 pm the two were at home when they got into an argument.
The woman left the room, and returned with a bottle and poured the contents onto the floor then lit it.
Within seconds, police said, the house was engulfed.
A Jamaican national and three Cubans are among 14 tenants left homeless after fire gutted their apartment complex in Curepe on Monday evening.
One of the affected tenants, pensioner Jennifer Cockburn, 66, told Guardian Media at about 4.30 pm she was sitting in her verandah located downstairs in the split level building when she heard a sound coming from an apartment above her.
Fire officials were able to stave off a major disaster when a fuel truck caught afire on the northbound lane of the Uriah Butler Highway on Thursday.
The truck caught afire near the Claxton Bay flyover around noon and the driver managed to escape without serious injury,
Fire officers responded and doused the vehicle with foam in order to container the fire which was restricted to the front of the tanker.
It is unclear where the tanker as wat the time carrying fuel.
Guardian Media's Rishi Ragoonath captured these photos.
Fire officers were called to extinguish a fire which started suddenly in the tray of a pick of truck which was parked in Woodbrook.
Officers were initially called to Luis Street, Woodbrook amid reports from residents that a home on the street appeared to be on fire.
However, when they arrived they instead found a Nissan Frontier, parked in the driveway next to an apartment engulfed in flames.
The officers put out the blaze with minimal fuss.
The owner of the vehicle and witnesses said they had no clue what caused the fire.
Rajkumar Singh, 70, his wife Leela Singh, 68 and their son Shiva Singh, 35, were found on the upper storey of their Samaroo Street house by fire officers this morning after they had quelled the flames.
Neighbours were alerted to the situation shortly before 3am, when Rajkumar Singh was seen calling out for help from the front room of the upper storey.
Neighbours and fire officers attempted to come to the family's rescue with a ladder, but we're unsuccessful in their attempts to breach the fire in time.
While investigators say yesterday’s massive fire at Kaizen Environmental Services did not result in injury to workers or damage to property, there are concerns about the harmful effects to the environment.
The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) is expected to visit the waste-treatment facility in the La Brea Industrial Estate today to determine whether the company’s operations adhere to its Certificate of Environmental Clearance.
Officers from the Belmont Fire Station have been fighting a blaze at an abandoned building at Augustine Lane Belmont Wednesday morning.
Investigators believe the fire started just after 10 am and that it might have been deliberately set.
Firefighters have been able to contain the blaze from spreading to nearby homes.
Belmont police are continuing inquiries.
Fire officers responded to a fire earlier today at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.
According to reports, around 2.40pm smoke was seen emanating from the pantry of the Physiotherapy Clinic of the hospital and the fire service was contacted.
CEO of the North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA), Wendy Ali who was at the scene told Guardian Media that those who were in the vicinity of the pantry was evacuated and no one sustained any injuries.
Nine people have been left homeless as fire gutted a two-bedroom house in Mon Repos, San Fernando Wednesday afternoon.
Police suspect arson as the cause of the fire.
Eyewitnesses say a man was seen running away from the scene soon after the fire started.
No one was at home at the time.
This is a developing story and we will have further updates.