Firefighters have been battling a major fire in Riverton Meadows, Kingston since early this morning.
The firefighters received reports from residents at about 1:30 am that large plumes of smoke was coming from a section of the community along Spanish Town Road. They subsequently found that a large stack of discarded tyres were ablaze.
“There have been no reports of any injuries but firefighters are now battling to keep the blaze under control,” said one firefighter from York Park Fire Station.
Seven units were on location trying to put out the blaze. Members of the Jamaica Defence Force were also on the scene.