The Department of Waste Management has received a garbage truck from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to assist with its waste collection.
Heavy equipment operators and the public are asked to ensure that waste is properly covered while being transported.
Persons are asked to stop the dumping of dirt and other materials on the empty land behind the Central Administration Complex.
Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr. Anthony McMaster is calling on residents to support efforts to keep the BVI clean and green by properly disposing their bulky waste.
Residents are advised that the Pockwood Pond incinerator facility is opened to the public daily from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Residents are asked to stop blocking community bins with bulky waste.
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.
The Department of Waste Management is advising the community that their Pockwood Pond Incinerator facility is opened to the public daily from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The BVI Health Services Authority has established helplines at various health centres in response to the Cox Heath Fire.
Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Mr. Zebalon McLean has confirmed that the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service (VIFRS) continue to make progress in extinguishing the fire at the Cox Heath Debris Site.