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February 26th, 2024
Man reportedly passed out from smoke inhalation @ NHI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man who visited the National Health Insurance (NHI) at Joshua J. Smith Building today, February 26, 2024, had to be taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital after he passed out from allegedly inhaling smoke.

December 25th, 2023
Car catches afire @ Cappoon’s Bay

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- It is known at this time whether anyone was hurt when a vehicle caught afire at Cappoon’s Bay last night.

July 21st, 2018
Fire erupts at VI Motors; Cars, buildings damaged

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI: Sometime after 2:00 PM today Saturday July 21, 2018 a fire erupted on the Virgin Islands Motors' compound at Duff’s Bottom on the main island of Tortola.

January 3rd, 2017
SUV catches fire on Tortola’s Fort Hill; Driver unhurt

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- While it’s unclear how many persons were in the vehicle at the time, it was last night, January 2, 2017 before 9:00 P.M. that a male driver escaped with no injuries after his automobile caught on fire while on Fort Hill, Tortola.

January 2nd, 2017
Shameful that fire stations in EE & Capoons Bay remain closed- Chief Fire Officer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Zebalon A. McClean has called on the territory’s leaders to pay special attention to the police, health and the fire services this year, 2017.

October 3rd, 2016
Is Anegada the ‘forgotten land?’- Resident asks

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The name Anegada means “the drowned land”, but does it have to be the forgotten land too? That’s the cry of one resident of that island who said he is sick and fed up of the residents being treated like forgotten people.

May 29th, 2015
Man trapped in crashed bus @ Haver's

HAVER'S ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Officers of the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services are currently trying to cut a man out of a crashed minibus at Haver's Estate, in the West End of Tortola.

May 15th, 2015
Early morning fire destroys truck belonging to Ricky E. Conner

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- An early morning fire that appears to have started after 2:00am on Friday May 15, 2015 in the area of upper Long Bush on the main island of Tortola destroyed a sewage truck belonging to young businessman Ricky E. Conner, owner of Rickey’s 24hr Trucking.

June 5th, 2012
Many honoured at Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration [Slideshow Included]

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many gathered at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town, Tortola, where the Governor of the Virgins Islands, Government Officials and members of the public gathered to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and her 86th birthday celebration.

November 11th, 2011
VIFRS commissions two portable pumps

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - According to a Government Information Service (GIS) press release, the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services have increased their response capabilities with the commissioning of two new Angus LW800 portable fire pumps which are being used at the Anegada and Road Town fire stations.

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