FIRE HAZARDS

The Nevis Division of the Fire & Rescue Services & the Nevis Disaster Management Office requests the cooperation of the General Public in refraining
from the lighting of fires. This indiscriminate lighting have become very frequent over the past three months and these fires have destroyed a
considerable acreage of pasture grass, in the process fruit trees are also destroyed and in some cases animals and birds.

The number of bush fires for the same period in 2005 is 38. For the same period in 2006 are 48.  These numbers clearly reflect an increase of 10 fires.
NB. The fire above Liburd Hill on Sunday 23rd April 2006, threatened the drinking water of Camps Spring. Residents are asked first to obtain a written
permit to burn (trash, garbage etc.) from the Fire Services at the Fire Hall in Charlestown. For more informatrion please contact the Fire Hall/Station in
Charlestown at 469-3444.

RADIO NOTICE

The Nevis Division of the Fire & Rescue Services & the Nevis Disaster Management Office request the URGENT cooperation of the general public to
stop the indiscriminate and illegal setting of fires. These fires have become very frequent over the past three months, especially in light of the current
dry weather conditions.

Residents are required to obtain a written permit to burn garbage, trash or such like. Permits MUST be obtained (free of cost) from the Fire Hall/Station
in Charlestown. The General Public is asked be guided accordingly.

TELEVISION NOTICE

The Fire Services is advising residents to cease the indiscriminate and illegal setting of fires.  Written permits to burn MUST be obtained from the
Charlestown Fire Hall/Station. The General Public is asked be guided accordingly.

NEWSPAPER NOTICE

The Nevis Division of the Fire & Rescue Services & the Nevis Disaster Management Office requests the cooperation of the General Public to desist from
the illegal setting of fires.

The indiscriminate setting of fires has become very frequent over the past three months and has destroyed a considerable acreage of pasture grass, fruit
trees and animals. There has been a significant increase of bush fires in 2006, including the extensive fire at Indian Castle on 13th April and subsequent
fires at Liburd Hill and Mount Lily, where communities were also threatened.

Written permits to burn MUST be obtained from the Fire Services at the Fire Hall/Station in Charlestown.
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