Thursday 6 August, 2020

Transformer explosion and pole fire in Marchfield

Four fire officers and one water tender from Worthing Fire Station rushed to St Philip to extinguish a pole fire.

A transformer exploded according to the Barbados Fire Service representative. 

The Fire Service received the call at 10.18 am, this morning, Saturday, November 30, 2019.

Barbados Light & Power Company was notified about the explosion and fire. However, they have not issued any outage notices as yet. Loop cannot confirm if homes or businesses have been impacted as result currently.

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