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April 8th, 2019
Raging fire engulfs vehicle @ Soldiers Hill

SOLDIERS HILL, Tortola VI – Sometime on Sunday, April 7, 2019, a car burst into flames as it was going up Soldiers Hill on the north eastern side of Tortola.

April 6th, 2019
Fires banned as dry weather takes toll in USVI

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ST. THOMAS, USVI - The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Fire Service this week, advised the general public that a ‘burn ban’ is currently in effect throughout the territory.

February 10th, 2019
Fire engulfs small truck on East End; No reported injuries

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Sometime just before 12:00 am, last evening Saturday, February 9, 2019, a vehicle on the eastern end of Tortola caught fire.

January 8th, 2019
Tourist bus caught fire, explodes @ Joe's Hill

JOE'S HILL, Tortola, VI – A bus carrying a number of tourists caught fire and exploded on the road in the area of Joe's Hill, Tortola.

December 24th, 2018
No working fire truck on Virgin Gorda; Fire Chief concerned

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Since last month, the loan fire tender on Virgin Gorda, a place that accounts for half of the tourist dollars in the Virgin Islands (VI)—along with having wealthy residents with high-end homes, boats and cars—does not have a working fire truck.

December 21st, 2018
Fire destroys portions of Nottingham Estate apartment building

NOTTINGHAM ESTATE, Tortola, VI - A major catastrophe was averted when a fire broke out in a three story apartment building in Nottingham Estate, on the eastern end of Tortola this morning, December 21, 2018 around 8:00 AM.

November 26th, 2018
Fire @ Pockwood Pond incinerator

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – The ‘troublesome’ garbage incinerator at Pockwood Pond, today November 26, 2018, burst into flames, when a fire broke out uncontrollably at the facility.

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.

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