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Half-Way-Tree Fire Station to be temporarily closed for major rehabilitation

Published:Friday | April 12, 2024 | 4:03 PM
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The Half-Way-Tree Fire Station in St Andrew is to be temporarily closed for the next few months to undergo major rehabilitation.

Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Stewart Beckford, in a media release today, indicated that the project will last for approximately four months.

The operations of the Half-Way-Tree Fire Station will be temporarily relocated to the York Park Fire Station effective Monday, April 15.

Beckford noted that there may be instances of delayed responses due to the relocation.

However, he sought to assure that every measure has been taken to minimise any disruptions to service and asked for understanding as the works are undertaken.

“Our firefighters remain committed to responding swiftly and effectively to all emergencies throughout this period and any member of the public can contact us at 876-922-2121-2,” said Beckford.

"This major infrastructure project is a critical component of the transformation of fire and rescue services to ensure optimal delivery in an evolving physical landscape in Kingston and St Andrew. It will address firefighter and staff safety, as well as expand and further modernise service capacity.”

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