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November 29th, 2018
‘Dumpsite on the Hill’ above Pockwood Pond incinerator now in use-Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A fire that erupted at the Pockwood Pond garbage incinerator on Monday, November 26, 2018, has been brought under control and the public is currently being advised to use the dumpsite on the hill, above the incinerator, where incoming waste will be land-filled in the interim.

January 4th, 2017
Policy to address indiscriminate burning practices coming -CFO McLean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- By mid- 2017 the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services could have the full backing of the law behind them when persons indiscriminately affect others with their back yard fires and other burning practices.

May 30th, 2012
Training fire officers top on list for new CFO McLean!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When Zebalon McLean takes over the mantle of Chief Fire Officer (CFO) on June 5, 2012, top on his list will be to push for “training and re-training” of fire officers.

May 1st, 2012
Fire officers contain blaze at Sea Cows Bay junkyard!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Search and Rescue officers rushed to the junk yard in Sea Cows Bay, where cars and other electrical items are crushed, a little after 11 a.m. today May 1, 2012 after a spark ignited a blaze which was quickly contained by fire officers.

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