Ministry of Communications and Works
Fire and Rescue Service
Fire and Rescue
Release Date:
Monday, 22 August 2016 - 11:20am

The public is invited to participate in the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service’s Slogan Competition for Fire Safety Week 2016. 

Persons interested in entering the competition must be between the ages of five and 16 and should submit their slogan to Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters in Road Town or via email to BVIFire@gov.vg.  The slogan should include the words Fire Safety Awareness Week 2016 and speak to the theme “Educating the Public on Fires Unseen”. Submission deadline is August 31.

The winner of the competition will be awarded a cash prize of $250.

For more information, please contact Ms. Rolicia Joseph at the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service Department at 468-4262.

Note: The department is celebrating 30 years as an independent Fire Department this year, and 20 years of celebrating Fire Safety Week.


Nekita Turnbull

Ag. Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg