Fire Destroys Part of South Police Station

Two fire-fighters were seen on top of the police station building at South St. George trying to put out any remaining fire in the roof.

Two fire-fighters were seen on top of the police station building at South St. George trying to put out any remaining fire in the roof.

The South St George Police station was partly destroyed by fire of unknown origin on Wednesday morning.

A firefighter on the scene told THE NEW TODAY newspaper that the cause of the fire is still to be determined.

However, the fire affected the living quarters of the station that is occupied by Inspectors, Sergeants and Corporals.

Fire fighter rushed to scene and prevented the flames from spreading to other parts of the building.

Officer in Charge of the Community Relations Department of RGPF, Insp. Rebecca Jones-Bubb was unable to give specific details surrounding the cause of the fire but reassured the public that it will not be an obstruction at all. Or the work of the police.




She pointed out steps are being taken to ensure that operations would continue as far as is normal for the people.

“This (fire) would not hinder police performance”, she remarked.

The Royal Grenada Police Force also confirmed that it was investigating the death of a female who has reportedly burnt in a house fire, which also occurred on Wednesday morning in Grand Anse in the south of the island.

Meanwhile, the following release was issued Wednesday afternoon by the Office of the Commissioner of Police:

“Owing to an unfortunate partial destruction by fire to the South St George Police Station, the RGPF hereby notifies the surrounding communities of its’ temporary relocation to the neighboring Youth Centre.

Effective immediately, regular services can be received at the Youth Centre and persons needing to contact the station can do so by calling our Police Control at 440 – 3999 or the Station’s mobile number 405 – 3973.

The Royal Grenada Police Force assures the public of their commitment in maintaining normal operational services and apologizes for any inconvenience caused”.

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