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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.

March 31st, 2018
Fire destroys apartment in East End

EAST END, Tortola, VI- A fire on Thursday night, March 29, 2018 gutted an apartment in East End, on the main island of Tortola.

December 11th, 2017
Fire breaks out @ Diamond Estate home; Woman trapped

DIAMOND ESTATE, Tortola, VI- A fire broke out at a home in Diamond Estate, on the main island of Tortola, yesterday December 10, 2017.

December 5th, 2017
UPDATE: ‘Generator ignited @ RJT Edifice’- Fire Chief McLean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The fire that started at the RJT Edifice in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola, this morning, December 5, 2017, has been extinguished and the blaze did not catch on to the building itself, according to Chief Fire Officer, Zebalon A. McLean.



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