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September 6th, 2016
Hazem's Shoe Store gutted by fire

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hazem's Shoe Store on Waterfront Drive has been gutted by fire.

March 31st, 2015
UPDATE: VG fire may have been caused by children

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Several persons on the sister island of Virgin Gorda have reported that the fire that erupted at the derelict vehicles dump site in the Valley yesterday March 30, 2015 may have been ignited by a few children who were seen running from the location shortly before the first explosion.

March 23rd, 2015
Boat & vehicles damaged by fire @ Domino Gas station

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – A boat and at least two vehicles were damaged by fire at Domino Gas Station in Baugher’s Bay sometime around 1:00am today, March 23, 2015.

March 19th, 2015
“We are unappreciated” – CFO Zebalon A. McLean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Faced with the frustrating circumstances of ailing/limited firefighting equipment and accessories, Chief Fire Officer Mr Zebalon A. McLean has assured his officers that he is not prepared to give up the fight to get the things necessary to have their jobs done in the most effective and comfortable manner.

March 18th, 2015
VI F&RS ahead of the game in C/bean – EMT specialist

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “In terms of the Caribbean, this fire service is ahead of the game where the vision is for fire and EMS. I don’t think that you truly believe that but I’ve been around, to Jamaica, Africa, Anguilla, St Martin and others and the BVI is indeed ahead in terms of the vision that you have here.” This is according to EMT training specialist Mrs Doreen Vines- President of Global Medical Educational Training (GMET).

March 16th, 2015
‎Pick-up truck bursts into flames in Long Look

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - A Pick-up truck with licence plate PD 412 hadn't the opportunity to return to its owner as it burst into flames while being test driven in Long Look minutes ago, March 16, 2015.

November 9th, 2014
Vehicle ignites on Fort Hill

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI - (Post Time 2:35PM) - Yet another vehicle was destroyed by fire along a road on Fort Hill in Tortola; however its occupants escaped without injuries.

April 8th, 2014
UPDATE: Fire completely guts 2 businesses; scorches 1

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - An early morning fire in the vicinity of the Government Complex, across from Banco Popular, in Wickhams Cay, Road Town today April 8, 2014 completely destroyed two businesses and scorched another before it could be contained by firemen.


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