Bombed out

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Title

Bombed out

Description

"BOMBED OUT: Firemen putting out the last of the flames that gutted this building at 9 Ripon Road, Kingston, on Wednesday night. It is reported that at about 10:30 pm, four men travelling in a car threw gas bombs at the building owned by Warren Prestige. The building housed a tailoring establishment, garment factory and dwelling house. Two units from the York Park Fire Station which fought the blaze were hampered by low water pressure. The building was completely destroyed."

Subject

Fires; Arson - Jamaica; Firemen; Fire fighters; St. Andrew (Jamaica); Kingston (Jamaica)

Creator

Herbert Hewett (Daily News)

Date

26-Nov-1976

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection IN: Daily News Collection - Fires, Ja. - Kingston & St. Andrew

Identifier

D0005677

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

Herbert Hewett (Daily News), “Bombed out,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 9, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/4979.