The Customs and Border Control Service has confirmed that at approximately 12:45pm today, 22nd September 2023, a small fire occurred at the CBC Detention Center at Fairbanks.

The migrants were evacuated from the building while the Cayman Islands Fire Service extinguished the fire. No injuries are reported.

Arson is suspected and the matter has been referred to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) for investigation. 

Further updates will be issued as the investigation continues.