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Cutting away the danger

Some of the trimmed branches on the road during the exercise. A worker hanging dangerously from the bucket of the lift as he trims one of the mahogany trees.

Sat, November 03, 2012 - 12:05 AM

With memories of Superstorm Sandy and its deadly onslaught still fresh, Barbados’ essential services are continuing their hurricane preparedness programmes.

Last weekend it was the turn of the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited to do some tree-trimming on Black Rock Main Road, St Michael.

BL&P workers removed several overhanging branches of tall roadside mahogany trees to avert any trouble during the last four weeks of the Atlantic Caribbean hurricane season. (AC)

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