Saturday 14 December, 2019

VIDEO: Firefighters battle blaze in downtown Kingston

Members of the Jamaica Fire Brigade battle a fire on East Street in downtown Kingston on Friday. (PHOTO: Chamal Bethel)

Members of the Jamaica Fire Brigade battle a fire on East Street in downtown Kingston on Friday. (PHOTO: Chamal Bethel)

Firefighters are now battling a raging fire along East Street in downtown Kingston.

Reports are that at about 2:45 pm, persons traveling in the area saw smoke coming from two houses in the area and alerted the Jamaica Fire Brigade.

The fire has yet to be brought under control and is reportedly threatening to spread to a nearby location used as a parking lot.

Several persons are scrambling to remove their vehicles.

Loop News is tracking this developing story. More details later.

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