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October 18th, 2018
Have an evacuation plan in event of a fire – Chief Fire Officer

Chief Fire Officer (CFO), Mr Zebalon A. McLean is encouraging home and property owners across the Territory to have an evacuation plan in the event of a fire or disaster.

March 13th, 2014
UPDATE: NDP Govt’ got their priority mixed up – VG Resident

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – “We are in still in need of fire trucks; I have made that clear to the Government that we really are in need of fire trucks because the ones that we have, have really done their time,” Chief Fire Officer Mr Zebalon McLean told Virgin Islands News Online in an exclusive interview yesterday March 12, 2014.

February 28th, 2014
Fire Dept lacks full complement of trucks – SFC hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Fire Services Department revealed recently that their operational capacity is constrained with the lack of a full complement of fire trucks but said that the unit is “trying its best” despite the challenges.

February 13th, 2014
Who will take bragging rights in Johnny Hassan Relays?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It’s not just bragging rights up for grabs during Friday’s Johnny Hassan Relays , but also a $300 purse, that the former BVI Athletics Association President has put up to add even more spice to the event.

October 2nd, 2013
UPDATE: ‘The heat & smoke were overwhelming’- Eyewitness to fire at Pirates

BIGHT BAY, Norman Island, VI - An eyewitness who wished to remain anonymous sat down exclusively a few moments ago October 2, 2013 with Virgin Islands News Online and told our news room that he was one of the first to see when the fire started on Norman Island.

June 18th, 2013
Sukhu dominates Ceres Juices 10K series opener

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With James Carr surprisingly a no show, Ravindra Sukhu proved to be too strong for the field of competitors in the first race of the Ceres Juices 10K series on Saturday June 15, 2013.

January 25th, 2013
Robertson & Amsterdam claim victories in VG!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Emrol Amsterdam and Philomena Robertson won the men’s and women’s races in 20.02 and 24.50 respectively at the Dive BVI 5K Series opener on Virgin Gorda on Saturday January 19, 2013.

July 25th, 2012
Asson beats Carr to win Beef Island Ceres Juices 10k

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On Saturday July 21, 2012, 42 runners, the largest field in the 10k Ceres so far this season, lined up on the beach at Beef Island with Steve Asson eventually holding off James Carr to take the win in 40 minutes, 38.51 seconds.

May 30th, 2012
Training fire officers top on list for new CFO McLean!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When Zebalon McLean takes over the mantle of Chief Fire Officer (CFO) on June 5, 2012, top on his list will be to push for “training and re-training” of fire officers.

January 24th, 2012
McLean holds off Amsterdam in Virgin Gorda

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Zebalon McLean, Road Racing’s 2011 Athlete of the Year, continued his recent hot streak by winning the first Dive BVI 5K Series, which kicked off on Saturday January 21, 2012 in Virgin Gorda, with 34 participants.

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