More grass fires in Fortesque, St.Philip – when will this abuse stop?

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Will the government charge the owner of the building lot? You mek sport!

It’s Friday evening in Fortesque, St.Philip and another lot is going up in smoke. It’s a cheap way to clear the land for building: dangerous for the neighbours, but cheap.

More people suffocating in their houses and once more the fire department had to put it out.

Is it really so difficult to guess who lit the fire and why?

When will the powers that be act?

Previous fires reported by BFP

April 15, 2011: Deliberate fire in St. Philip “Irresponsible madness”

May 5, 2008: Scorched Earth At Merricks, St. Philip, Barbados

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4 responses to “More grass fires in Fortesque, St.Philip – when will this abuse stop?

  1. Victor E. Stewart

    Once the Barbados government has demonstrated its indifference to the looting and subsequent burning down of an important part of the national heritage at Sam Lord’s Castle, which is located in St. Philip Parish, why do you think anyone should care about a few more fires that burn down more of what once made St. Philip such a special place in which to live?

  2. 189

    Sam Lord’s Castle,Just another blade of grass to them and the Great Plantation houses of Barbados , to collect insurance money from Clico.and that is a wash.. If you cant sell it burn it.

  3. Bajan Leadpipe

    HMMMMM? SEEMS LIKE A CASE FOR FIGHTING FIRE, WITH FIRE! EITHER FLAMES & SMOKE RIGHT BACK AT THOSE PERSONS RESPONSIBLE, THEREBY PROVIDING THEM WITH SUFFOCATING MOMENTS IN THEIR OWN HOUSES , OR, LIGHTING A FIRE UNDER THE POWERS THAT BE AND HAVE THEM, TAKE THE APPROPRIATE ACTION.! HOPEFULLY, THE POWERS THAT BE, WILL BRING THEIR POWERS TO BEAR AND NOT HAVE TO EXPERIENCE THE OTHER, FIRE….JOB TERMINATION .

  4. 164

    The fires will stop when the enforcement starts!
    Simple.

    Wouldn’t recommend holding your breath,
    or standing on one leg while waiting for enforcement to start, mind you..