ODPEM Provides Update on Fire at Flamstead

first_imgThe Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising that ongoing firefighting efforts in the Flamstead area of Mavis Bank have resulted in the fire being brought under control.Reports from the Jamaica Fire Brigade are that, should wind conditions remain favourable, no further spread of the fire is expected.In the meantime, members of the public should continue to exercise caution in the area and where possible, to avoid the vicinity.Currently, the Jamaica Fire Brigade is on site and is working to extinguish the fire. Efforts are being made to ensure that dwelling units are not threatened.Further updates will be issued as necessary.Fire Safety Tips:-Avoid smoking in public areas.– Keep matches and lighters up high, out of the reach of children.– Replace cords that are cracked, damaged, have broken plugs, or have loose connections.– Keep candles at least one foot from anything that can burn. Blow out candles when you leave the room or go to sleep. RelatedPlastic Separation Project Making an Impact Story HighlightsODPEM is advising that ongoing firefighting efforts in the Flamstead area of Mavis Bank have resulted in the fire being brought under control.Reports from the Jamaica Fire Brigade are that, should wind conditions remain favourable, no further spread of the fire is expected.In the meantime, members of the public should continue to exercise caution in the area and where possible, to avoid the vicinity. Photo: JIS Photographer RelatedCollection Points in Place for E-Waste RelatedParish Councils Need $10 Billion in Property Taxescenter_img ODPEM Provides Update on Fire at Flamstead Local GovernmentMay 8, 2015Written by: ODPEM ODPEM Provides Update on Fire at FlamsteadJIS News | Presented by: PausePlay% buffered00:0000:00UnmuteMuteDisable captionsEnable captionsSettingsCaptionsDisabledQualityundefinedSpeedNormalCaptionsGo back to previous menuQualityGo back to previous menuSpeedGo back to previous menu0.5×0.75×Normal1.25×1.5×1.75×2×Exit fullscreenEnter fullscreenPlay FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Advertisementslast_img

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