Noxious Fumes Prompts Staff Evacuation at Central Sorting Office


Operations at the Central Sorting Office, on South Camp Road in Kingston, were halted this morning and staff evacuated because noxious fumes were detected in the building.

Public Relations Officer at the Fire Brigade, Senior Deputy Superintendent, Emilio Ebanks says a reason for the fumes has not been ascertained.

Senior Deputy Superintendent, Emilio Ebanks, Public Relations Officer at the Fire Brigade, speaking this morning with Nationwide News.

The Central Sorting Office was constructed in 1980.

Today, the building also hosts a business process outsourcing centre.

William Mitchell is a sports-fanatic turned journalist. He graduated from CARIMAC in 2016. He interned at the Jamaica Gleaner covering sports and joined NNN in 2017. Mitchell covers crime for Nationwide. He’s been to every single zone of special operations across the island.

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