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Fire causes $500m damage at Thermo Plastics

Saturday, January 19, 2013 | 1:30 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica - Fire of unknown origin destroyed a section of the Omni Industries Limited and Flexpak compound in Twickenham Park, St Catherine early Saturday morning.

Reports from the Spanish Town Police are that about 3:45am an employee saw fire coming from a section of the premises and alerted the Police and Fire Department.

Units from the Spanish Town, Portmore and Old Harbour fire stations extinguished the blaze.

Loss is estimated at J$500 million. The property was insured.

The Spanish Town Police are investigating.

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