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Ian Thompson … Hero … Saved Factory From Burning Down … Awarded …

Mr. Ian Thompson

Mr. Ian Thompson was recognized for bravery for helping to prevent a certain disaster by acting with bravery.

“The oven in the biscuit factory caught fire and I tried to extinguish the fire … I used the fire extinguisher … when the fire brigade came they did the cooling down. The fire was under control by this time. I used the fire extinguisher and dug out the fibre glass to suppress the fire. The cause of the fire has not been ascertained … but arson was not suspected … it was about 8 PM. There was production going at the time”.

Ian was recognized for his outstanding effort and bravery by Chairman Paul B. Scott by International Biscuits Limited, a member of the Seprod Group of Companies.

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“This plaque is a token of our appreciation” Paul B. Scott remarked to Vision in a brief interview after the presentation to Mr. Ian Thompson.

“His effort would be approximately J$10 million in savings to the Company. Declared Richard Pandhoe, CEO.

We congratulate Mr. Ian Thompson for his heroism.

Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie, Senior International Correspondent & Photojournalist for Vision Newspaper Canada was there and filed this exclusive story.

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