A fire which occurred at the China Express Restaurant in the Market Place complex in St. Andrew is estimated to have incurred a loss worth $40 million.

The fire occurred some time after 5:00 this morning at the Constant Spring Road complex.

Speaking with our news centre, Public Relations Officer at the Jamaica Fire Brigade, JFB, Emilio Ebanks, says four fire units were deployed to extinguish the blaze.

Mr. Ebanks says the estimated risk from the fire is $1 billion. He says investigators are still trying to ascertain the cause of the blaze.

Emilio Ebanks, Public Relations Officer at the Jamaica Fire Brigade, JFB.