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.