BRADE’S, Montserrat (GIU) -- Several government offices in Montserrat have been closed due to a fire on the main compound in Brades, believed to have been caused by firebombing.
According to the Office of the Deputy Governor, the decision was taken to close the Human Resources Management Unit, the Treasury, Post Office, Customs, Inland Revenue, Health and Community Services, Education and Magistrates Courts following an early morning fire on Monday.
The Royal Montserrat Police Service assisted by the Fire and Rescue Service is investigating two separate scenes of a fire which are suspected to be arson.
According to Acting Commissioner of Police Bradley Siddell, “RMPS officers discovered the fires while on routine patrol early Monday morning. Officers responded immediately by alerting the Fire Department.