Fire and Rescue Service
BVI Electricity Corporation
Release Date:
Sunday, 8 October 2017 - 9:58am

The public is advised that a fire at the Pockwood Pond Power Station caused by a burnt switchgear has been extinguished by the prompt action by a team from the BVI Electricity Corporation. The BVI Fire and Rescue Service provided immediate back up to contain the fire. Their fast action taken averted a major disaster and they are to be commended. A full report on the incident will be forthcoming.


Desiree Smith

Chief Information Officer
Department of Information and Public Relations
General Line: 1-284-468-2730
Direct Line: 1-284-468-2738
Fax:  1-284-494-6877
E-mail: desmith@gov.vg