No major injuries following fire at Up Park Camp

May 26, 2023

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is reporting there were no major injuries following the fire that broke out at its Up Park Camp base on Friday morning. 

The fire was reportedly confined to the Lathbury Barracks Guard Room.

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

The JDF in a release said 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 cause of the fire was not ascertained, an investigation is under way.

- Andre Williams

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