QC Board chairman accepts blame for burning of grass on field

The Chairman of the Queen’s College (QC) Board of Directors has apologised and accepted responsibility for the fire that was set at the QC field on Saturday, although he related that no instruction was passed for the grass to be lit.

On Saturday, firefighters were called to the QC ground to tend to a grassfire, the smoke from which severely affected the surrounding areas, including the Georgetown Public Hospital, and hindered visibility on the roadways.

Chairman Alfred Granger, at a press briefing yesterday, while relating that he was still unaware who set the fire, stated that no instruction was passed by him or anyone from the school for such action to be taken. He did, however, relieve the workers of any blameworthiness…..