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March 2, 2023

A senior emergency official wants national attention paid to what he calls a cow itch crisis in Barbados.

Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard says cow itch is a major nuisance and health hazard which has been impacting the country the same way each year.

Mr. Maynard says there’s a belief by some residents burning is a solution to the problem.

He says this has created problems for the Fire Service as it has had to respond to fires that got out of control.

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