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Two birds with one stone? Kids’ play! Why stop there? A bold proposal circulating in the Cayman Islands’ political and business communities encompasses no fewer than five major infrastructure projects.
Sol’s post-fire actions remind us that even the largest and most “multinational” firms rely ultimately on local workforces in local markets.
We don’t know (but rest assured, we are looking into) the magnitude of the disaster that could have occurred if firefighters had not been able to control Sunday’s blaze.
As I see it, it has become time again for us all to send another petition to our government, as these facilities sit in our central business and tourism district and could cause an unimaginable catastrophe if another fire were to occur and is not able to be contained.
When the next emergency occurs, officials should use every tool at their disposal, via every medium to ensure vital information is being sent and received.
Neighbors of the Jackson Point fuel terminal have raised concerns about authorities’ handling of Sunday night’s evacuation and the level of communication about the threat posed by the fire inside a diesel tank at the South Church Street facility.
Firefighters battled for eight hours on Sunday and Monday to put out a fire inside a diesel tank at the Cayman Islands fuel depot at Jackson Point on South Church Street.