Sunday 18 August, 2019

Firefighters battle blaze as fire rages in La Brea

Image taken from Facebook

Image taken from Facebook

Updated at 11:30 pm 
 

The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government says it has received reports of a huge fire in the vicinity of La Brea near a chemical-producing company.

Reports have been coming in to its Disaster Management Unit.

Citizens are therefore asked to be vigilant and proceed with caution when traversing the area.

According to initial reports, a bush fire is believed to have started near Kaizen Environmental on Sunday morning.

It quickly spread to an area where chemicals are dumped.

There have been no reports of any injuries at this time.

Firefighters are on site.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Firefighters are currently on the scene of a fire in La Brea.

Initial reports indicate that a bush fire may have started near Kaizen Environmental in La Brea on Sunday morning.

It quickly spread to a chemical dump.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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