V.I. Fire Service Graduates Six New Fire Fighters


On Monday, August 19, 2019, six new firefighters
took the oath of office for the Virgin Islands Fire Service. Class 01-2018 also known as Fire
Team 6 celebrated the completion of their training and the beginning of their careers as public
servants at a small ceremony at Government House in Christiansted.
In attendance were Governor Albert Bryan, Jr., Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach, Senate
President Novelle Francis Jr., the management and staff of the Virgin Islands Fire Service and
friends and family of the graduates. Judge Harold A. Willocks conducted the swearing-in ceremony for the new firefighters: Bruce Phaire; Malcolm Martin; Keba Petrus; Ardron Dubois; Abednego Petrus; and Manuel Rivera. During the ceremony, Fire Service Director Daryl George Sr. expressed his pride in the graduates and encouraged them to do well in their new careers.
“I am really proud of you all, so make us proud,” he told the new firefighters.

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