Public Officers Make Donation To Fire Department For Public Service Week 2018

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 5:45pm

Members of the Public Service Week 2018 Steering Committee are featured as they made a presentation to the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service as part of Public Service Week 2018 activities. 

Fire Safety Awareness Week 2018 Highlights

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 3:31pm

‘Make Fire Safety Your Routine: Fire Safety Awareness Week 2018’ was this year’s theme.

Have An Evacuation Plan In Place In The Event Of A Fire

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 3:05pm

Chief Fire Officer (CFO), Mr. Zebalon McLean is encouraging home and property owners across the Territory to have an evacuation plan in the event of a fire or disaster.

Fire Safety Awareness Week 2018

Friday, 5 October 2018 - 6:30pm

The public is invited to participate in this year’s Fire Safety Awareness Week being held under the theme, “Make Fire Safety Your Routine; Fire Safety Awareness Week 2018.

Answers To Questions Asked By The Leader of the Opposition To Minister For Communications And Works

Monday, 23 July 2018 - 4:09pm

The Leader of the Opposition and Member for the First District to ask the Honourable Minister for Communications and Works the following questions:

Cox Heath Fire Extinguished

Tuesday, 5 June 2018 - 5:59pm

Residents on the western end of the Territory can now breathe easier......

Steady Progress Being Made To Extinguish Cox Heath Fire

Friday, 25 May 2018 - 7:05pm

The Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service is employing all the necessary resources to extinguish the Cox Heath debris site fire as quickly as possible.

Smoke From The Cox Heath Fire Decreased Considerably

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 5:00pm

Chief Fire Officer, Mr. Zebalon McLean and the Manager for the Department of Waste Management, Mr. Greg Massicote have confirmed that there is currently no visible surface fire at the Cox Heath debris site and the smoke has decreased considerably. 

A Statement By Acting Governor, David D. Archer, Jr. - May 11 Update On Cox Heath Fire

Friday, 11 May 2018 - 6:25pm

As of today, Friday, 11 May 2018, the fire at Cox Heath continues to be contained which means that the threat of the fire spreading has been eliminated at this time. Additional equipment to pump 1000 gallons of sea water per minute directly to the site to completely extinguish the core of the fire is being deployed.

Statement By Acting Governor, David D. Archer, Jr. - Update On Cox Heath Fire

Thursday, 10 May 2018 - 6:00pm

Today we convened a meeting of the National Emergency Operations Centre in response to the fire incident at Cox Heath.  I met with local emergency response officials as well as the Chief Fire Officer from the USVI in relation to the response and containment of the fire.