1 DEAD AND 4 HOSPITALIZED AS BOILER EXPLODES AT RIU HOTEL
One man is now dead and four others admitted to hospital in serious condition following explosion of a boiler room at the Riu Hotel in Montego Bay, St James on Thursday afternoon, April 20.
Reports are that, the five men who are employed to the Riu Reggae Resort in Iron Shore were working in a Boiler Room at the Hotel about 3: 00 pm when one of the boilers exploded.
Four of the men managed to run from the room after being seriously wounded but the fifth employee got trapped in the explosion and was killed.
The Coral Gardens police and the Fire Department were summoned and officers are now carrying out investigations.