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November 14th, 2018
Fire razes Brandywine Bay Bar, several vehicles burnt

BRANDYWINE BAY, Tortola, VI – A fire of unknown origin last evening, November 13, 2018, destroyed a bar, Nolly's, completely gutting the building and and a garage with several vehicles in close proximity.

November 5th, 2018
Fire destroys power boat at Red Bay, East End

RED BAY, Tortola, VI: A power boat believed to belong to a young Hodge resident caught fire early this morning Monday, November 5, 2018, according to eyewitnesses.

July 21st, 2018
Fire erupts at VI Motors; Cars, buildings damaged

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI: Sometime after 2:00 PM today Saturday July 21, 2018 a fire erupted on the Virgin Islands Motors' compound at Duff’s Bottom on the main island of Tortola.

June 3rd, 2018
Almost 1 month later smoke still active @ Cox Heath dump site!

COX HEATH, Tortola, VI - Residents are concerned that a fire that erupted on May 9, 2018 - almost a month ago - at a temporary dumpsite in Cox Heath, on the western side of Tortola is still burning. There has been mixed information coming from Government Officials as to when the fire and smoke will be put out.

May 27th, 2018
Fire & smoke still active @ Cox Heath dump site 3 weeks later

COX HEATH, Tortola, VI - Residents and Government are getting concerned that a fire that erupted on May 9, 2018, almost three weeks ago, at a temporary dump site in Cox Heath, on the western side of Tortola is still burning.

May 20th, 2018
12 days later: Fire & smoke persist @ Cox Heath

COX HEATH, Tortola, VI- It was on May 9, 2018, almost two weeks ago, that a fire erupted at a makeshift dumpsite in Cox Heath, on the western side of Tortola.

May 18th, 2018
Pickup truck explodes; engulfed in flames near Lower Estate

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola, VI- It was sometime yesterday, Thursday May 17, 2018, around 5:15 P.M. that a pickup truck caught on fire in the area close to Lower Estate. No one was injured and the cause of the fire is being investigated by both the Fire and Rescue Service and the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

May 13th, 2018
Cox Heath fire down to smoke that is still affecting residents

COX HEATH, Tortola, VI - It was on May 9, 2018 around 5:30 P.M. that a fire blaze erupted at a make shift dump site in Cox Heath on the western end of Tortola.

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.

April 16th, 2018
UPDATE: Fireman & Tenant hospitalised following R & R Complex fire

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - The fire that engulfed the R & R Malone Complex on Saturday, April 14, 2018, was serious.





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