A fire of unknown origin has destroyed a house located at Kiskadee Drive, South Ruimveldt Gardens, Georgetown.
A family of five occupied the building.
At the time of the blaze at around 13:45hrs today, three children, six-year-old twin boys and their 15-year-old sibling, were at home.
Their mother, Abigail Lynch, an event planner and decorator, had left home at around 10:30am.
At around 14:30hrs, she received a call from her neighbour, informing her of the tragedy.
Her children escaped unharmed.
Losses are estimated to be around $5 million.