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November 11th, 2019
Fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond landfill

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Residents in the West End area and its environs were again left to ponder ‘How long more?’ after a fire broke out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond on the main island of Tortola last evening, November 10, 2019.

July 3rd, 2019
Residents fume as another landfill fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Another fire has broken out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond, on the main island of Tortola, forcing many to take to social media to complain about the long standing issue.

June 25th, 2019
Urgent steps being taken to address landfill fires- Hon Malone

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Immediate steps are being taken “and envisaged” to ensure the proper functioning of the Pockwood Pond incinerator and reduction of distress to all residents and visitors, according to Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL).

May 10th, 2018
UPDATE: Cox Heath fire flames contained, smoke continues

COX HEATH, Tortola, VI - Teams of local water trucks, and a fire tender from as far as the Terence B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, along with help from the Public Works Department and the Ministry of Communications and Works were on site to help contain the wildfire that erupted last evening May 9, 2018, at the Cox Heath dump site on Tortola.

December 22nd, 2017
Sewage backup making life miserable for RT residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A number of persons, including children, have been struggling with as simple a thing as breathing fresh air, since the issues of sewage backup and overflow have become the norm in their area.

August 14th, 2017
What about health risks?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While all focus seems to be on getting the island of Tortola clean and back to normal, there are lingering worries about the possibility of outbreaks in illnesses especially due to the presence of heavy dust and breeding of mosquitoes.

January 22nd, 2013
Ultimate Pest Protection! Meet Terminix BVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Rodents, ants, termites, roaches and any other pest undoubtedly pose a number of health risks, some curable while others can be deadly. Some on the other hand are just what their name says- “PESTS”- and they have what it takes to make your life most uncomfortable.

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