Classes at Westwood High suspended following fire; loss estimated at $10 million

While firefighters are still trying to ascertain the cause of yesterday’s fire that damaged a section of the Westwood High school in Trelawny, loss sustained is estimated at $10 million.


That’s according to Public Relations Officer at the Jamaica fire brigade, Emeleo Ebanks, who spoke to IRIE FM News this morning (February 10).


The blaze was confined to a dormitory for boarding students.


IRIE FM News understands that classes for today were suspended as a result of the fire.


Noting that there was no report of physical injury, Mr. Ebanks said a dozen students were treated for shock, resulting from the incident.



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