FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Caroline Sulal 404-533-1248
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Immediate Assistance needed for recent fire victims.
ATLANTA: On December 22nd, a house fire claimed the lives of three Jamaican family members, mother, son of 7 yrs. old and step daughter of 8 years old. The Plummer family recently moved to the Decatur area from Florida (originally from Jamaica) only five months. The father and son who had been away from the house are the only living family members. This is truly tragedy and we turn to all of you to support the Plummer family during this holiday season.
Honorary Consul General of Jamaica Vin Martin has advised that there is a bank account set up to receive donations. It is Bank of America, Account # 003265879926 . We are asking that you keep the Plummer family in prayer and that you make a monetary donation.
The funeral will be held on Dec 27th at the New Hope Seven Day Adventist Church on Panthersville Rd in Decatur .
Names Of Fire Victims Released
POSTED: 7:07 am EST December 23, 2005
ATLANTA — A 7-year old boy, his mother and his 8-year old half-sister died in a house fire hours after the two children had met for the first time.
Dijon Plummer II, 37-year old Tracey Plummer and the girl, Delia, died in the DeKalb County fire Wednesday night.
Their bodies were found in a bedroom on the second floor of the house after the flames were knocked down, Fire Capt. Eric Jackson said.
The children’s father, Dijon Plummer, had taken another son to a party when the fire broke out, relatives said.
The family from Florida had moved in about five months ago, they added. The girl, who lived on Turks and Caicos islands in the Caribbean, came to the United States to spend Christmas with her father and meet the rest of the family.
The cause of the blaze remained under investigation.
United For Jamaica (UFJ)- a non-profit organization run by a collective of dedicated and progressive individuals looking to do practical projects that impact people in a positive manner.
As members of not just the Jamaican, but the Caribbean and West Indian communities, UFJ’s projects serve many and its membership outreach target those who look to serve communities in need, no matter their nationality.
Mission Statement: The goal of United for Jamaica is to foster relationships between committed individuals and interest groups who will join in efforts to better the health, education and living conditions for the citizens of Jamaica.