Crane and refueling truck destroyed by fire at Kooyman Megastore construction site

A construction crane and a refueling truck were destroyed in a blaze about 11:45 am at the site of the proposed Kooyman Megastore at Kendal Hill, Christ Church. Part of the structure under construction was also damaged when the boom of the crane collapsed on to it.

The truck and crane owned by Crane and Equipment Limited had been sub-contracted by Moorjani Construction Limited, a firm working on the site.

David Collins, Construction Manager with Moorjani Construction said there were no injuries, however, both the truck and crane were destroyed and that the cause of the blaze is being investigated.

Leading Fire Officer, Stanley Wilkie led the team that responded to the fire.

Equipment Manager at the Crane and Equipment Limited, Dustin Edwards, explained what happened.