An early morning bush fire in Dennery which threatened the residence of a member of the Saint Lucia Fire Service, was extinguished by firefighters, Assistant Divisional Officer, David Antoine has said.
The fire occurred after 3.33.am, it was disclosed.
Antoine said firefighters from the Dennery Fire Station responded.
“On arrival, they were able to extinguish the blaze,” he told St Lucia Times.
Antoine disclosed that the firefighter whose home was threatened assisted in fighting the fire.
According to Antoine, that firefighter was among those who have been on strike.
He said firefighters were also involved in extinguishing another bush fire that threatened residences at Fond D’Or.
“These fire officers also responded to a medical emergency at Grande Ravine, Dennery this morning. On arrival they assessed and treated an individual who was subsequently transported to the Dennery Polyclinic,” Antoine told St Lucia Times.