The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Fire Department is urging all workplaces, and schools to conduct regular fire drills to ensure that employees and students understand proper safety procedures in the event of a fire. Inspector Curtis Clarke during a discussion on NBC Radio’s “On the Beat” programme last night said that the Fire department… Continue Reading →
An official of the Police Fire Department has warned members of the public against running towards fires, since they can cause themselves harm and diminish the capacity of Fire Fighters to do their jobs. The word of caution came from Inspector Curtis Clarke, as he matters relating to fires during NBC Radio’s “On the Beat”… Continue Reading →
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said a number of poor and working class people in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be adversely affected by the recent fire at the state-owned Public Works facility in Arnos Vale. Building materials, amounting to an estimated 1.3 million EC dollars is said to have been destroyed in the… Continue Reading →
Prime Minister, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has commended local fire fighters for their timely response to a fire which destroyed a number of Government owned and operated buildings in Kingstown on Sunday. The old Treasury Building, the old Electoral Office and Ministry of National Mobilization were gutted by fire on Sunday. Speaking in Parliament this morning,… Continue Reading →
Fire destroyed Coreas Distribution Limited Mini Mart in Kingstown on August 16th. Reports are that the fire started about 5pm and gutted the interior of the building. Chief Executive Officer of Coreas Hazells Incorporated, Joel Providence tells NBC News that he will be meeting with Company officials today to assess the situation.
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Fire Department (SVGFD) have recorded 48 fires so far this year. However, the actual amount might be higher, because not all fires are reported. Speaking on Monday’s “On the Beat” programme, Constable McNeil Ellis gave a rundown of the fire statistics thus far. So far this month, there have… Continue Reading →
The three bedroom house owned and occupied by Mrs. Nora Browne and her family, went up in flames shortly after 11:00am. Eyewitnesses say, no one was inside the house at the time of the blaze even though there were persons outside. They were however, unable to save anything as the blaze was too strong. One… Continue Reading →