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Daryl George: Center Is ‘A Total Loss,’ Hydrants Were Not Turned Off

V.I. Fire Service Director Daryl George Sr., tired but still going on Monday afternoon, dispelled rumors circulating that fire hydrants in Fort Mylner had been “turned off."

Fort Mylner Shopping Center “Fully Engulfed” in Flames *Update*

A fire broke out in the middle of the night and Ft. Mylner Shopping Center on St. Thomas was still “fully engulfed” in flames at 7:30 Monday morning.
Smoke rises from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill. (Susan Ellis photo)

13th Fire in a Year Shuts STX Landfill Thursday

A fire broke out at the Anguilla Landfill Thursday morning around 6 a.m. It was put out by noon and the landfill will open at 6 a.m. Friday, according to Waste Management Authority spokeswoman Melody Rames.

Lack of VIFS Fine Collecting Comes Under Fire

Lawmakers put Virgin Islands Fire Service Director Daryl George Sr. under an intense line of questioning during Thursday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, during which several budget concerns were raised.
Smoke rises from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill. (Susan Ellis photo)

11th Fire in 12 months Sparks up at Anguilla Landfill

A fire was observed in the scrap metals section of Anguilla Landfill and reported to the Fire Service around 2:36 p.m. Monday afternoon. Landfill operations have not been affected.
Flames tore through the roof of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Peter's Rest. (Source photo by Elisa McKay)

Fire Destroys the Peter’s Rest Seventh-day Adventist Church

A massive fire engulfed the Peter’s Rest Seventh-day Adventist church Tuesday morning. The fire sent shockwaves throughout the community as the interior of the church was gutted by the blaze.
Smoke rises from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill. (Susan Ellis photo)

10th Fire in a Year Hit Anguilla Landfill Sunday

A fire was spotted on the southeast perimeter slope of the St. Croix Anguilla landfill at 7:10 p.m. Sunday, April 26. It was the landfill’s 10th fire in less than 12 months.
A Virgin Islands Fire Services truck is driven down the Waterfront in St. Thomas. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Fire Demolishes Estate Strawberry Home

A two-story residence in Estate Strawberry on St. Croix was engulfed in flames early Tuesday afternoon and demolished.
The Fruit Bowl announced Friday on Facebook it will reopen at 8 a.m. Saturday. (Photo from Fruit Bowl's Facebook page)

Fruit Bowl and Others Approved for Saturday Opening

V.I. Fire Director Daryl George said he has given permission for businesses undamaged in Wednesday's fire at the Wheatley Center to reopen Saturday after approving barricades erected to prevent access to the burned out stores.
An aerial photo captures the scene as firefighters battle the blaze that has burned through the roof. (Photo provided by V.I. Fire Services Director Daryl. A. George Sr.)

Blaze Hits Wheatley Shopping Center

A major fire engulfed Wheatley Shopping Center on St. Thomas, wiping out at least one store and extensively damaging others.

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