Chamber comments on devastating William Peter Blvd fire

The Board of Directors of the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture have joined the rest of the nation in expressing how saddened the members of the institution are with the fire destruction of the Adjodha Building in Castries. The Adjodha Building has a long and memorable history and will always bring fond memories. 

The Chamber says the Police and Fire Department at this time do not think business should be unduly interrupted as they continue their work. Businesses are advised that certain areas in the Blvd and the near vicinity have been and will be cordoned off to allow the Fire Service and Police to conduct their work and maneuver as necessary. 

At this point the Chamber has not been advised of any intention for the Police or Fire Service to issue an order for firms in the Blvd area to cease operations.

Businesses are encouraged to assess carefully and make the appropriate decisions and to cooperate with the Police and Fire Service as it relates to traffic and parking. Businesses should, if the situation warrants, consult with the Environmental Health Department on air quality issues as a result of any smoke that may have affected their business. 

Businesses gone but signs relatively unscathed