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Structural Fire at Estate Wintberg

V.I. firefighters put out a structural fire in at nos.1-7 Estate Wintberg around 2:48 a.m. Friday morning. Firefighters from Lima Company responding to a 911 call arrived to find a one-story structure fully engulfed in flames and more units from Hotel Company and Echo Company were ordered on the scene.

After entering the building, firefighters were able to confine the blaze to the pool bar. Within 25 minutes, the fire was extinguished, according to the V.I. Fire Service. After extinguishing the fire, Fire Service personnel searched the structural debris for any signs of hidden fires and hotspots. They then conducted a safety inspection on the structure before returning to their duty stations at 4:36 a.m.

The structure sustained significant fire damage. This fire is presently under investigation by the St. Thomas/ St. John Arson Prevention and Investigation Unit.

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