Tag: Emergency Medical Services technicians (EMTs)

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT! Firefighters Learn Lifesaving Techniques In Training Sessions

KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Fire Service (VIFS) conducted vehicle extrication training exercises on the island of St. Croix recently. Led by VIFS Territorial Training Coordinator James Bolton, the training provided firefighters with an opportunity to learn about tactics, tools, and techniques related to vehicle extrication and to practice extrication skills. In addition to equipment, […]

Jeep Plunges Into Sea Off Veteran’s Drive As Rescuers Scramble To Save Motorists

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — First responders scrambled to rescue a motorist who plunged their SUV into the Caribbean Sea on the waterfront of St. Thomas last night. Divers scoured the sea off of Veteran’s Drive as mixed emergency responders converged on the scene after the accident. The VIPD, EMT, Fire and Rescue were on the scene […]

3-Car Accident Temporarily Shuts Down Veteran’s Drive On Sunday Night

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police and emergency personnel responded to a three-car accident on Veteran’s Drive that left at least one person hospitalized late Sunday night. The accident — in which a small SUV, a sedan, and a SUV all collided — temporarily closed the nearby Lucinda A. Millin Home, AllAhWeTV reported on Facebook. “It’s 11:00 […]

Police Investigate Double Murder In East St. Thomas Late Friday Night: VIPD

ST. THOMAS, USVI – The second and third of three fatal shootings took place on the east end of St. Thomas late Friday night, authorities said. Camille W. King, Jr., 42, of Charlotte Amalie, was positively identified as one of the two murder victims, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call Center […]

Man Shot Dead Near Food Van In West St. Thomas Early Friday Night: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The first of three homicides on St. Thomas took place near a food van in Fortuna early Friday evening, authorities said. Donald George, 38, of Estate Fortuna, was positively identified as the murder victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police responded to a report of a man down in Estate Fortuna […]

Ambulance Boat Captain Returns Home To St. John In A Casket Via The Vessel He Used To Pilot: VIDOH

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. John man whose body was prepared at a funeral home in St. Thomas made the journey back to his home island in a casket on the boat he used to pilot. Captain Ceneca E. Lindo, 36, died in a motorcycle accident in Estate Adrian on St. John on January 26. […]

Radio Personality Stung By Lionfish Near Shoys Beach Taken By Ambulance To Hospital Recovering Well

GREEN CAY — A popular radio personality who was swimming in the Caribbean Sea on St. Croix got the health scare of his life — after being stung at least three times by a lionfish in open water — and as temporary paralysis began to set in, found it increasingly difficult to swim back to […]