Shopkeeper Loses Livelihood to Fire

An investigation is underway after a grocery shop was burnt flat in Zion Hill, Portland. The shop owner and mother of two says she is hanging by a thread as she reflects on the horrifying ordeal.

It is estimated that about 800 thousand dollars worth of grocery items was lost in the fire. The woman says when she got to the scene, she realized the fire was uncontrollable even with the assistance of the fire brigade. Recalling the traumatic loss, she estimates that approximately 800 thousand dollars worth of goods including cash was lost. Watch the report:

Reporter: Nicola Brown 

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