Irony: Fire Destroys Fire Truck

A team of officers from Grand Bahama and New Providence are assisting police in Alice Town, Bimini and fire officials with their investigation into how a blaze got started at the area police station.

According to police, reports are that around 4:50 a.m. on Friday, officers at the Alice Town Police Station in North Bimini were alerted to a fire at the rear of the station.

The fire shed and fire truck were totally destroyed, however, there was minor damage to the boxing at the rear of the Alice Town Police Station, according to Police Affairs and Communications Officer Inspector Advardo Dames.

The fire was extinguished by the police and volunteers from the community.

The were no injuries reported during the incident.

The operation at the Alice Town Police Station was reportedly not affected and officers are on duty serving members of the Bimini community.

A team of officers from Grand Bahama and New Providence are on the ground conducting investigations.

In news from Grand Bahama, police say a man was in serious condition in hospital suffering from stab wounds and a female was in custody.

Police received information around 10:37 p.m. about an altercation between a male and a female at a club in Lewis Yard on Thursday, which resulted in the male allegedly being stabbed several times in the back.

Officers and EMS personnel responded to the scene and the victim was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital.

Inspector Dames revealed that police are actively investigating the matter.

He reminded members of the public to seek peaceable means when resolving conflict and not to resort to violence.

By Lededra Marche
Freeport News Editor