Jamaica Crime News, St Thomas: Following a fire of unknown origin which destroyed sections of the Seaforth High School in St Thomas, on Sunday, May 5, The Ministry of Education has announced that attempts will be made by them to ensure that the students sitting external examinations at the institution are not at a disadvantage as a result of the fire.
The early morning fire which gutted through sections of the two-storey school building, destroyed the Visual Arts Department, and other sections of the schools which Includes, Technical Drawing. Department, Cosmetology Room and Building Technology Department.
The ministry also confirmed that the School-Based Assignments (Sba) of some 28 students doing Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate, were destroyed in the fire.
Reports are that about 8:00 a.m., on Sunday residents living in Seaforth, saw a Section of the school on fire and alerted the police and the fire department.
It took the firefighters several hours to get the fire under control which had already destroyed several classrooms at the Institution.