Thursday 9 July, 2020

Fire scare at CBC forces evacuation of staff

Around 10:18 this morning, The Barbados Fire Service received a report of a suspected structural fire at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation in The Pine, St. Michael. 

A fire tender from the Probyn Street and St. John Fire station responded to the report where staff had evacuated the building. 

Upon investigation it was discovered that faulty wiring behind one of the company's water coolers had produced a burning smell. 

Fire officers conducted an assessment of the building and deemed it was safe for staff to return to work. 

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