Published On: Fri, May 17th, 2013

Fire at Building Depot and measures taken by the police

building.depotWILLEMSTAD – On Thursday, May 16, 2013 around 19:05 pm, the Police Central received notification that there was smoke coming out of a building located at Erieweg (Zeelandia). The police immediately dispatched a patrol to the area. The first officers who arrived at the scene noticed fire coming out of the building. They called for the Fire Department. The police closed down the whole area for safety.

The following roads were closed down:

• Erieweg;
• Dokweg;
• Schottegatweg Oost;
• Orionweg;
• Castorweg;
• Kaya Jombi Mensing;
• Nieuwe Haven-Emancipatie Blvd.

Through local media, the police has requested all those who have nothing to do in the area surrounding Building Depot to please stay as far away as possible. The area will be completely closed until further notice.

Building depotSome neighborhoods west of Juliana bridge had problems with the smoke, these are Domi Abou, Domi Ariba  and Bai Macola.

The Fire Department will be working today in the area and it will be difficult for traffic since they will have their equipments on the streets surrounding Building Depot. No one will be allowed to come near the building.

The investigation will continue to determine the cause of the fire.

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