An estimated 1.3 million EC dollars in building materials is said to have been destroyed in the fire that gutted a building and its contents on the compound of the state-owned Public Works facility in Arnos Vale, on Thursday January 7th.
Speaking on a Radio program, Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said he was given that estimated value by Minister of Housing, Montgomery Daniel.
The Prime Minister told reporters at a Media Conference at Cabinet Room on the same Thursday, that the police have suspected arson in relation to the fire that broke out after 2:00am.
The Building serves as a storage facility for building material and hardware supplies for the Government.
Gonsalves along with that,there is the cost for the building,and the lost to the poor and indigent who needed the help.