The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force (RTCIPF) is investigating a fire that extensively damaged the top floor of the new administration block of the Helena Jones Robinson High School on Grand Turk on Friday morning.
At approximately 3.38 am a report of a fire at H.J. Robinson High School was made to Grand Turk Police Station. Officers responded and on arrival, notice smoke coming from the roof of a two-story building located on the northern side of the compound, which house the vice principal’s office.
The Fire Department arrived shortly afterwards and proceeded to extinguish the fire and managed to have the fire under control after 8 am.
The top floor was completely gutted by the fire while the ground floor was saved with only some water damage.
Police investigators are working along with personnel from the Fire Department to determine the cause of the fire and its origin.
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