Lightning hit an air conditioning unit at the Supreme Court building in downtown Kingston this afternoon resulted in a small fire.
This prompted the early adjournment of hearings and persons were ordered to evacuate the building.
The Gleaner understands that the blaze was extinguished by a member of the court’s maintenance team.
Personnel from the Jamaica Fire Brigade were called to the scene as a precautionary measure.
It was determined that the incident posed no further threat.