Preliminary investigations have revealed that the fire at the Petrojam Oil refinery in Kingston yesterday originated from an oiler that ignited a crude tank.
This disclosure was made by Energy Minister, Dr. Andrew Wheatley in an interview with Nationwide News this morning.
Dr. Wheatley says he’ll have a more comprehensive report on the fire soon. He’s commending the emergency response teams who extinguished the fire.
The Rollington Town Fire Station says it responded to calls around 4:30 yesterday morning. Units from the Half Way Tree, Trench Town and York Park fire stations also responded.
The fire was brought under control sometime after 7 yesterday morning.