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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.

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.

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