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Fire Truck is Said to Have Lost Power and Brakes While Heading Down Hill in St. John; Fire Director…

Ernice Gilbert | November 24, 2021

ST. JOHN — The fire truck that was traveling down "one of the most dangerous hills in Coral Bay" was not responding when the driver applied brakes, leading to the deadly crash resulting in the death of Fireman Kasey Callwood. That's according to V.I. Fire Service Director Daryl George, who said the information was preliminary and that it was provided by the other firefighter and fire truck driver who was injured during the Monday accident. "He was coming down that hill and he said the truck lost power and it had no brakes and he lost control of the truck. Before it went over the ravine he tried to get the truck turned, the truck flipped causing the accident," Mr. George said. He said the driver hasn't been able to provide a full statement as he was still receiving medical care. "He had a bad head injury and was in and out," the director said.…

Governor Orders Flags be Flown Half Staff In Honor…

Staff Consortium | November 23, 2021

Governor Albert Bryan has ordered that all Virgin Islands flags in the territory be flown at half-mast…

Firefighter Dies in Line of Duty on St. John

Staff Consortium | November 22, 2021

ST. JOHN — A firefighter has died in the line of duty while returning from training, the V.I. Fire Service…

Four Men Hoisted From Pleasure Craft in St. Thomas…

Staff Consortium | November 03, 2021

ST. THOMAS — The crew of a Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter hoisted four men from a pleasure craft…

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