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CHRISTIANSTED — The Danish Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) will be making a generous donation to the Virgin Islands Fire Services (VIFS) today. The donation exchange ceremony will be held at the Richmond Fire Station located on St. Croix, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. DEMA will be donating large 15-foot by 24-foot tents,

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TRAGIC FLIGHT: Killed five people on St. Croix, including soca singer Kyle “Kylo” Sylvester of the Stylee Band and the pilot David Richardson of St. Thomas. FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Justice, Office of the Medical Examiner released the names of five men who died during a plane

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CHARGED: Spencer Wayne Allen, a Texas fugitive from justice. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old native of the U.S. mainland has been charged in the firebombing of federal buildings in St. Thomas that has rocked this tiny American territory. Spencer Wayne Allen, 25, of Texas was arrested on Tuesday on a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Fires were deliberately set at three buildings associated with the U.S. federal government in the territory early Tuesday, including one that destroyed a Navy recruiting office, the FBI said. Firefighters in St. Thomas were putting out the fires at the Ron de Lugo Federal Building and a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An improvised explosive device (IED) was discovered outside a popular grocery store in Red Hook, St. Thomas early this morning, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Authorities removed the device — in the form of an ordinary pressure cooker — about 9:40 a.m. today in front

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 77-foot mega yacht reportedly worth $2.4 million went up in flames while it was docked in St. Thomas. Virgin Islands Fire Services firefighters and police were called to the luxury vessel Positive Energy after locals spotted it ablaze while moored in the Charlotte Amalie harbor on

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CRUZ BAY – Firefighters in St. John responded to a two-alarm blaze in Estate Enighed early Christmas morning. Two units from Zulu Company got the 911 Emergency Call at 2:26 a.m. Friday that the house at #7-7 Enighed was engulfed in flames. When firefighters arrived, they surrounded the one-story residential

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A kitchen explosion injured two employees at the Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort in St Thomas late Sunday morning, according to Government House. Firefighters were taken by the hotel’s security staff to the kitchen area where they discovered that the fire had already been

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two units from the Virgin Islands Fire Services responded to a structural fire on Cecilia Gade at 1:24 p.m., according to the VIFS. Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters from Hotel Company saw a two-story residential building fully engulfed in flames, fire services said. It took about

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