Ensure Driver And Fire Safety This Festival Season

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - 2:30pm

The Ministry of Communication and Works is advising residents and visitors to the Virgin Islands to take the extra measures in ensuring their safety and the safety of others during this festival season.

Local Fire Officer Wins Regional Firefighter Challenge

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 - 1:45pm

Fire Officer #51 Joseph Graham returned home this week victorious having won the Firefighter Challenge at the Caribbean Association of Fire Chief's (CAFC) Conference in Santo Domingo.

Senior Executive Officer

The successful applicant will provide professional and executive support to management in an efficient and effective manner for office related matters.

Fire Officer

The successful applicant will respond to emergency situations and inspect equipment, structures and businesses to ensure the health and safety of others in the Territory.

Emergency and Non-Emergency Services

The six types of Incidents that the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service commonly responds to are:

  1. Fire Suppression Operations
  2. Rescue Operations (Water Rescue, Urban Search, Rescue)
  3. Medical Response and Transport
  4. Road Traffic Accidents
  5. False Alarms
  6. Special Services

Special Services

Special Services are classed into two categories, Chargeable and Free services.

Yes. Call Fire Headquarters and ask for the Service Delivery Unit, then make an appointment.

We currently have a total of 58 Fire Officers. 48 of them work directly in responding to emergencies. The other 10 work in administration, but also respond to emergencies when needed.

There are seven (7) Fire Stations in the BVI. They are located in Beef Island, Anegada, Virgin Gorda, East End, Road Town, Cappoons Bay and Jost Van Dyke.

The Fire Station in Beef Island operates under the auspices of the BVI Airports Authority. The other six (6) stations belong to the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services, under the umbrella of the Ministry of Communications and Works.


You must be at least 18 years old and no older than 35 years old.