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September 1st, 2021
Fire starts in EE apartment after man goes shopping & leaves iron on

CHAPEL HILL, Tortola, VI- A fire that started in an apartment at Chapel Hill, East End, on August 31, 2021, was reportedly due to an iron left unattended, according to reports reaching our newsroom.

March 29th, 2021
Powerboat destroyed by fire in Lower Estate

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola, VI- A powerboat was completely destroyed by fire in the wee hours of Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Lower Estate.

March 24th, 2021
HoA & Customs offices evacuated due to suspected fire!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The building that houses the Office of the House of Assembly (HoA) and Her Majesty’s Customs Headquarters, the Richard C. Stoutt Building, was evacuated this morning, March 24, 2021, due to a suspected fire.

February 23rd, 2021
Major fire erupts @ Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- A major fire erupted at a storage site for a recycling facility at Paraquita Bay, Tortola, tonight, February 24, 2021.

December 21st, 2020
Fire scorches storeroom @ Manuel Reef Marina

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).

November 18th, 2020
UPDATE: 2nd boat fire in 3 years leaves local fisherman devastated

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Mr Francisco Frometa got up very early this morning, November 18, 2020, before 4:00am, to do something he has been doing since the age of 14- go out to sea to catch fish.

November 8th, 2020
Fire damages section of R&R Malone Complex in Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Just over two years after a fire had destroyed a major section of the R&R Malone Complex in Pockwood Pond, the business establishment was hit with another blaze.

September 1st, 2020
Fire guts 2 rooms of Long Bush home

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- Fire broke out at a 2-storey home in Long Bush, Tortola, this afternoon, September 1, 2020, damaging 2 bedrooms of the property before Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services arrived and, with help from members of the public, quickly extinguished it.

August 9th, 2020
UPDATE: Non-functioning AC suspected cause of WE fire

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Initial investigations have revealed that a gas line of a non-functioning air conditioning unit at a West End, Tortola, home was the main source of a mid-morning fire on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

August 7th, 2020
Pure Trouble too much to handle @ Women’s Festival Cup

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The BVI Football Association’s (BVI) Women’s Festival Cup was staged at the East End/Long Look Stadium on Sunday August 2, 2020, with four teams participating in a round robin tournament.


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