Just In: Five severely burnt in raging fire on Jacques Road, St Andrew
Investigators, fire fighters and emergency officials are now at the scene of a fire on Jacques Road, off Mountain View Avenue in St Andrew, which has left at least five people severely burnt.
The police’s Corporate Communications Unit says the fire occurred about 3:00 this afternoon. It is not yet clear what caused the fire, and where it started, but police say several cylinders at a refill plant also exploded.
The five reported injured had burns up to 90 per cent of their body. It is not known at this point whether others have been injured .
The Gleaner is tracking this story and will provide more details as the story develops.