Sun | Jun 13, 2021

Trelawny's only fire truck destroyed in bush blaze

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2021 | 7:58 PM
Firefighters conduct cooling down of the razed fire truck with water from a tanker that was elsewhere during the bush fire - Contributed photo

The single fire truck in Trelawny was destroyed in a blaze on Thursday afternoon.

There were no injuries.

Acting Assistant Commissioner at the Jamaica Fire Brigade Emeleo Ebanks said the truck was being used to extinguish a bush fire in Georgia near the closed Long Pond Sugar Factory.

It had run out of water while was responding to the bush fire.

Ebanks could not immediately provide further details on the fire.

However, he told The Gleaner that the Jamaica Fire Brigade will be moving hastily to replace the fire unit in Falmouth.

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