Fire officers continue their efforts to douse the flames from the fire at a bond at Brighton Black Rock.
Police Operations Control were alerted by the Barbados Fire service about a building fire at a commercial property situated along the Mighty Grynner Highway, St.Michael.
The call was received about 5:49 am.
Police PRO Rodney Inniss has this report so far
A report from the fire service indicated that they were advised that the fire is suspected to be one where unknown chemicals are involved hence activating a formal HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials) response.
Currently there are several police officers on the ground redirecting both vehicular and pedestrian traffic away from the area.
Both Police and fire personnel are also canvassing the residential area located downwind to warn and evacuate residents in the area to avoid any inhalation of smoke.