JM | Sep 17, 2021

Section of Edna Manley College on fire

Gavin Riley

Gavin Riley / Our Today

Scenes from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Perfoming Arts, as a fire rages on Friday, September 17. (Photo: Twitter @iamskinnnyyy)

Firefighters are currently on the scene of a blazing inferno that has engulfed the visual art department of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts along Arthur Wint Drive in St Andrew on Friday (September 17).

According to preliminary reports, an explosion rocked the building around 9:00 am thereabout.

Passers-by captured videos of smoke billowing over the college.

Our Today understands a team from the Jamaica Fire Brigade is tackling the blaze.

More details soon.


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