Police are currently investigating the cause of a building fire which unfolded around 5:30 am on Saturday 14th April 2018 at a section of the Ministry of Health Department located at Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael. This building housed the Family Planning Department and the Vector Environmental Section.

The building is a two storey wall and wood structure which is shared by the two aforementioned units; one section is used to store files, furniture and chemicals of the Vector Environmental Section whilst the ground floor of the Family planning section was use to store computers, the upper section was used as an exercise area.

Both the upstairs and ground floor section housing the Vector Environmental Section were destroyed by the blaze. While the upper floor of the Family Planning Unit was also completely destroyed by the fire, the ground floor suffered water damage only.

Three (3) fire tenders and one(1) water tanker along with twelve (12) personnel responded to the blaze.

Anyone who may have details how this fire happened are asked to call Central Police Station at 430-7676, Police Operations Control Room at 430-7100 or any other Police Station. All information is treated with the strictest of confidentiality.

  • Rodney Inniss – Insp. (Ag);
    Public Relations Officer
Abby\'s Kids Plus - Opposite Carter\'s on High St

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