Thursday 13 August, 2020

VIDEO: Firefighters battling huge grass fire in Christ Church

Firefighters at the scene around 1 pm.

Firefighters at the scene around 1 pm.

A huge grass fire in Christ Church is commanding the attention of the Barbados Fire Service.

 

The blaze covers a large mass of land from above Kendal Hill down to Vauxhall. 

Motorists heading towards town are turning around in the vicinity of the Globe Drive-In as firefighters work to both direct traffic and contain the fire’s spread.

Asthmatics should avoid the area or evacuate the area if they are having trouble breathing. Smoke is billowing from the East to the West and ash is floating through the air.

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