PHOTOS: Firefighters stage protest outside Labour Ministry
Members of the Jamaica Fire Brigade protesting outside the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday.

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Firefighters are demonstrating outside the Ministry of Labour and Social Security at National Heroes Circle in Kingston.

The placard-bearing firefighters are protesting against alleged poor staff welfare at the Jamaica Fire Brigade.

It’s the latest in a wave of protests among civil servants since last week, following demonstrations by members of the National Water Commission, air traffic controllers and National Housing Trust.

OBSERVER ONLINE is at the National Heroes Circle. See more photos below. More details to come.

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