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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.

January 2nd, 2024
Elderly woman perishes in fire @ Kingston

KINGSTON, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can now confirm that an elderly woman perished in a fire that engulfed a home in Kingston, Tortola last evening, January 1, 2024.

December 18th, 2023
VI motors gifts VI Fire & Rescue 3 Honda generators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services has been gifted three new generators and it’s not from Santa Claus!

December 16th, 2022
SUV burns on Windy Hill

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- The season has turned out to be not so merry for the owner of an SUV that caught afire on Windy Hill, Tortola, on Thursday, Morning, December 15, 2022.

October 2nd, 2022
Many fires caused when stoves & ovens not monitored- Zebalon A. McLean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Fire Officer Zebalon A. Mclean is cautioning residents to let fire safety remain a priority in their homes, schools and at work, as the Territory observes Fire Safety Week from October 2 to 8, 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.

July 31st, 2022
Public urged to be 'vigilant' as VI observed World Drowning Prevention Day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands observed World Drowning Prevention Day on July 25, 2022, when the public was encouraged to remain vigilant in activities on, in and around the Territory's waters.

May 6th, 2022
VI Fire Officers commended for selfless sacrifice

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has commended Fire Officers throughout the Virgin Islands for their unwavering dedication to the protection of life and property.

January 24th, 2022
Since 1986 VIF&RS requested turntable ladder to access tall buildings– CFO McLean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Mr Zebalon A. McLean told the recent Standing Finance Committee (SFC) that the Fire and Rescue Services Department has been lobbying the Government for a ladder to access taller buildings without success since 1986.

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.

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