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UPDATE: Carib Cement says production not affected by fire

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 1:58 PM
The administrative building which caught fire at Carib Cement last night.

The Caribbean Cement Company Limited says production has not been affected by a fire which destroyed its administrative building at its plant in Rockfort, St Andrew last night.

Three units from the Jamaica Fire Brigade this morning finished cooling down operations after the blaze which was reignited some time after midnight.

Carib Cement's Corporate Communication and Public Affairs Manager Sophia Lowe said no one has been injured.

She says an assessment is being done to determine the cause of the fire and the cost of the damage.

 

Carib Cement's Corporate Communication and Public Affairs Manager Sophia Lowe

Some time after six yesterday evening, firefighters had rushed to extinguish a blaze in the same building and reported that there was little damage.

However, several hours later, the fire reignited.

Lowe says plans are already underway to reconstruct the administrative building.