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Fire at Mount Gay distilleries

Fire at Mount Gay distilleries
16 Jan
2019

There was an explosion at the Mount Gay Rum Factory in St. Lucy.

CBC understands a tank containing alcohol exploded and is on fire.
Senior officials of Mount Gay Distilleries are on their way to the factory in St. Lucy, following that explosion sometime before 3:00 this afternoon.

A full evacuation of the plant has been ordered.

All employees have been marked as safe

Five trucks from the Arch Hall Fire Station are on route.

There are no reports of injury at this time.