JAM | May 26, 2023

WATCH | JDF guard room severely damaged by fire

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Scenes of a fire that razed a guard room at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Up Park Camp base in St Andrew on Friday, May 26, 2023. No one was hurt in the blaze and cool-down operations and a probe continue. (OUR TODAY video)

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is confirming a fire damage was sustained at the Lathbury Barracks Guard Room early this morning (May 26) at its Up Park Camp base in St Andrew.

Our Today was informed that there were no reports of any serious injuries.

The blaze was extinguished by units from the JDF Air Wing and the York Park Fire Station.

All personnel in Lathbury Barracks at the time of the fire have been accounted for and those affected by the blaze were attended to by medical personnel on location.

The JDF says an has commenced an investigation into this incident.


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