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Smoked out

Published:Saturday | March 14, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Students of Hydel High School head make their way off the school campus after classes were dismissed early yesterday because of the smoke coming from the Riverton City dump in Kingston.
Latoya Walters (left) accompanies these students as they make their way home yesterday, in an effort to escape the smog from the Riverton City Landfill.
Two youngsters in Duhaney Park, St Andrew, cover their noses and mouths as they try to avoid inhaling smoke coming from the Riverton City dump.
A woman and child in Duhaney Park, St Andrew, wearing masks to protect themselves from the smoke coming from the Riverton City dump, make their way along a roadway yesterday.
Smoke coming from the Riverton City dump blankets a section of the Washington Boulevard roadway in St Andrew yesterday.
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There were some scary scenes across Kingston, St Andrew, and parts of St Catherine yesterday as smoke from the fire raging at the Riverton City dump continued to affect persons, including students from different schools, who were forced to seek medical attention. Here are some scenes captured by our photographers: