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Fire scorches storeroom @ Manuel Reef Marina

-police investigators probing cause of fire
December 21st, 2020 | Tags: fire Manuel Reef Marina Virgin Islands Tortola RVIPF
A fire of unknown origin today scorched a storeroom at the Manuel Reef Marina this morning, shortly after 9:00 am, sources told Virgin Islands News Online (VINO). Photo: Team of Reporters
Other items in the storeroom included clothing, laundry and clean supplies. Photo: Team of Reporters
Other items in the storeroom included clothing, laundry and clean supplies. Photo: Team of Reporters
MANUEL REEF, Tortola, VI - A fire of unknown origin today scorched a storeroom at the Manuel Reef Marina this morning, shortly after 9:00 am, sources told Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

Eyewitnesses told VINO that persons were alerted of the fire when smoke was seen emanating from the door of the storeroom, which is located on the ground floor of Jene’s Bar.

According to sources, while the fire was quickly extinguished, persons were left puzzled as to what ignited the inferno since the room had no electricity, however, would store flammable liquids including oil and gasoline.  

Other items in the storeroom included clothing, laundry and clean supplies.

Police are said to be currently investigating the fire and reviewing CCTV footage of the premises.

VINO will bring more details as they become available.

8 Responses to “Fire scorches storeroom @ Manuel Reef Marina”

  • Thoughtful Sailor (21/12/2020, 17:29) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    It's called spontaneous combustion and can happen with things like oily rags.
  • Really (21/12/2020, 17:38) Like (1) Dislike (12) Reply
    Hope it's not insurance or so, claims can't process before xmas.
  • Manuel (21/12/2020, 17:39) Like (1) Dislike (13) Reply
    whar is happening in the bvi every say there is something we need Gos in this pl;ace mimisters of the gospel you need to really pray for this country
    • reality (22/12/2020, 08:31) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
      @manuel.Pray to who? How long will you hold on to somthing that is not working. Come ye out of that dream world.
  • one eye (21/12/2020, 17:54) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    So sorry to here hope everything is ok
  • lol (21/12/2020, 23:28) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Had to be the roach of a spliff
  • Where’s Mickey Mouse Mick?? (23/12/2020, 08:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    I guess the r***** b**** commissioner is on holiday again. Or enjoying his gated lavish white mansion. No wonder so much crime.....



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