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December 17th, 2022
$100k bail for USVI man who attempted to burn victims in building

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST Thomas, USVI - A man appeared before a USVI Superior Court on Friday to face multiple charges including attempted murder, after he set fire to a building and trapped others inside, according to police.

October 31st, 2022
Yacht destroyed by fire in Soper's Hole

SOPER'S HOLE, Tortola, VI- Persons could only look on helplessly as a yacht was destroyed by fire in Soper's Hole this afternoon, Monday, October 31, 2022.

August 17th, 2022
Fire fighters contain house blaze @ Greenland

GREENLAND, Tortola, VI- Quick response by officers of the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services prevented an entire home at Greenland from possibly going up in flames yesterday afternoon, August 16, 2022.

May 26th, 2022
'Blowtorches' being used to retrieve metals @ Pockwood Pond dumpsite– Hon Penn

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says authorities have uncovered a metal extraction operation at the Pockwood Pond dumpsite on Tortola, which could be responsible for some of the fires there.

May 24th, 2022
Hon Penn to make 'comprehensive statement' on situation @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola VI– Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI), especially those directly affected by the frequent landfill fires at Pockwood Pond, continue to complain about the situation.

February 28th, 2022
'Illegally placed canister' may have sparked incinerator fire– Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has revealed what may have caused the incinerator fire at Pockwood Pond on February 14, 2022.

February 21st, 2022
Incinerator @ Pockwood Pond offline due to fire

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - Assist Manager at the Department of Waste Management, Mr. Anslem Myers has said that the incinerator at Pockwood Pond will be offline for a couple of months after an early morning fire caused significant damage.

January 26th, 2022
Towers fire: Alexander Jarvis charged with 2 counts of arson; denied bail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Bail has been denied for Virgin Islander, 30-year-old Alexander Jarvis aka 'Bope', for his alleged involvement in the fire that destroyed an auto repair garage and a dwelling home at Towers, on the main island of Tortola, on January 19, 2022.

January 22nd, 2022
Public-Private response to VG’s Copper Mine fire commended – Hon Rymer

COPPER MINE, Virgin Gorda, VI- Minister for Transportation Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5), has commended the emergency responders and residents of Princess Quarters along Copper Mine Road, Virgin Gorda, for their timely response to a house fire that happened earlier this week on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

January 20th, 2022
Man arrested for allegedly setting WE garage on fire

TOWERS, Tortola, VI- A man was yesterday, January 19, 2022, arrested by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for suspected arson, following a fire that destroyed Godfrey’s Garage in Towers.

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