By: L.N. Reklai

June 20, 2017 (Koror, Palau) A fire destroys a family home in Iyebukl, Koror on Tuesday at around 11:54am, according to report received from the Ministry of Justice.

A call was received at 11:54am on Tuesday that a house in Iyebukl has caught fire.  A fire engine was dispatched at 11:57am to the scene and according the report, the house was already engulfed in flames.


The house which has wooden posts, wooden frame, metal exterior and tin roof belongs to Angelino Riumd who resides in the house with another adult and two children.  No injuries were reported at this incident.

The fire department was able to extinguish the fire but none of the residents belongings were saved.

The fire is under investigation by Criminal Investigations Division (CID). [/restrict]