Bush fire destroys Arouca house

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One man is homeless after a bush fire destroyed his house on Monday afternoon.

Police said the 42-year-old mason left his home at Fairview Avenue, Windy Hill, Arouca, at around 7 am for work, returned at around midday and saw a bush fire nearby.

The man called firefighters from Tunapuna, who tried to put out the fire, but it eventually destroyed the house.

Investigators said it was a one-bedroom wooden house with no water or electricity.

No one was injured.