April 19, 2011

Happy’s Night Club in San Ignacio was destroyed by fire this morning.

Elaine Berry reporting....

“Fire Department and police officials were called out to a fire at about 4:35 this morning. Upon arrival the Happy’s Night Club located on the Western Highway in the Red Creek area was engulfed in flames. Three persons were in the building and managed to jump through a window which caused Lizette Cocom to injure her back and was taken to the San Ignacio Hospital for treatment along with on Hugh Sam who also suffered minor injuries. The Fire Department was able to contain the fire. According to Sherman Wade the assistant manager of the nightclub the building was not insured. The building belonged to one Fred Pott of Santa Elena. The cause of the fire and the cost of the damage is still unknown. Fire department and police officials are continuing their investigation into the cause of the fire.”