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November 11th, 2019
Fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond landfill

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Residents in the West End area and its environs were again left to ponder ‘How long more?’ after a fire broke out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond on the main island of Tortola last evening, November 10, 2019.

July 3rd, 2019
Residents fume as another landfill fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Another fire has broken out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond, on the main island of Tortola, forcing many to take to social media to complain about the long standing issue.

April 14th, 2019
Car crashes into utility pole @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, TORTOLA, VI - In the wee hours of this morning, Sunday April 14, 2019, a car collided with a utility pole in Pockwood Pond, Tortola.

January 29th, 2019
Scooter accident @ Pockwood Pond, rider hospitalized

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - It was sometime before 9:00 AM today, Tuesday. January 29, 2019, that a high school student was overtaking an automobile and collided into a wall at the R&R Malone Complex, located at Pockwood Pond.

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.

July 17th, 2018
Tortola, VG and JvD, suffered power outage; cause unknown

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- It was before 6:00 A.M. this morning, July 17, 2018, that there was almost a nationwide power outage. Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke along with many of the Cays lost electricity for a few hours.

May 6th, 2018
2 injured in Pockwood Pond accident last night

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - It was around 9:20 P.M. last evening Saturday, May 5, 2018, that a two-automobile collision in Pockwood Pond, on the main island of Tortola, resulted in two persons receiving injuries.

October 8th, 2017
Fire erupts @ BVI Electricity Power Plant, Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- It was early this morning October 8, 2017 when some employees at the state-owned BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) power plant at Pockwood Pond on the western End of Tortola smelt something burning.

August 19th, 2017
One injured in lone vehicle accident @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- One person was taken to Peebles Hospital following a lone vehicle accident at Pockwood Pond, on the main island of Tortola, last night, August 18, 2017.

June 30th, 2017
Vehicles collide head-on @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- A vehicular accident has occurred at Pockwood Pond on the main island of Tortola.

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