Fire breaks out at building site in St Helier

The blaze was tackled by fire fighters at the Horizon building site by the harbour at just after 10am. Credit: Rik Manndoo

Emergency services have been tackling a fire in St Helier this morning (26 July).

The blaze, at the Horizon building site near the harbour, was attended by fire, ambulance and police crews.

The Duty Senior Officer for Jersey Fire and Rescue Service, Ryan Hall, told ITV News a pot of primer spilled over and ignited on the building site.

The burning liquid set fire to the plastic netting.

It has now been put out, and no one was hurt.