Manchester Parish Court fire causes $35m in damage

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Jamaica Fire Brigade has estimated the damage to Manchester Parish Court following yesterday morning’s fire at $35 million.
Acting Assistant Superintendent Carlton Brown, in an interview, said: “[The] fire was confined to a judge’s office and a section of the roof of the courthouse. We received the call [about the fire] at 4:02 am [and] two units responded — one from Mandeville and the other from Christiana [fire stations].

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