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Classes suspended at Westwood High after blaze

Published:Wednesday | May 3, 2017 | 12:05 PM
The fire impacting a section of Westwood High School in Trelawny last night.

Classes have been suspended for today at the Westwood High School in Stewart Town, Trelawny following a major fire which destroyed a section of the school last night.

Deputy Superintendent Roland Booth, of the Trelawny Fire Brigade, said the blaze is confined to the kitchen of the school.

Firefighters from the Brown's Town, St Ann's Bay and Falmouth fire stations responded to the fire.

There are no reports of injuries.

The parents of boarders are being asked to pick-up their children due to the extensive damage to the kitchen area which will affect the school's ability to prepare meals.