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yacht on fire
By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Luxury yacht burned down

WILLEMSTAD - Last weekend a 65-foot yacht of the Sunseeker type went up in flames. The boat was docked at the Curaçao Yacht Club. After the outbreak of the fire, the surrounding boats were immediately removed and More...

Sorsaka
By Edition On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Parts of Sorsaka plantation house burned down

WILLEMSTAD - Early this morning a part of Sorsaka country house burned down. It was popularly called the residence of the Lieutenant Governor. Lizanne Dindial was the last resident during her term as Lieutenant More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Oil refinery to restart part of destroyed installation tomorrow

WILLEMSTAD - The installation of the Isla which was completely destroyed by fire in May this year, the Crude Distiller 3, as it is called, will be restarted tomorrow. Then follow other parts of the cat cracker where More...

Bush fire
By Edition On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Veeris residents are fed up with bush fire

WILLEMSTAD - Almost every week it's the same problem; bush fire at the Veeris area. It happened yesterday again. And this time it was a big one. It had a huge smoke development as a consequence. The fire brigade More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Oil refinery fully operational again at the end of September

WILLEMSTAD - The oil refinery Isla expects to be fully operational again by the end of September. This after a fire broke out in the Crude Distiller 3 on May 21 this year. This is according to Henny Cornelia in More...

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By Edition On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Fire at Isla oil refinery under control

WILLEMSTAD – Fire broke out this morning at the Isla refinery in Curaçao. It broke out at around 5:40 am local time and was contained about three and a half hours later. There were no victims. Several firefighters More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Sad moment for downtown; fire destroys two stores in Otrabanda

WILLEMSTAD – Fire raged last night around 23:00 in downtown Otrabanda. It destroyed two stores in Main Street; Kris Kross and Favorite Shop. It didn’t take long for the flames to engulf the two buildings. The More...

oil refinery fire
By Edition On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Fire at oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD – The oil refinery Isla informs that today April 11, 2016 at 9 am a fire started at the New Asphalt Burning System (NABS) plant. The fire fighting department of the oil refinery worked hard to contain More...

Fire Brievengat
By Edition On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Large fire in industrial Brievengat area

WILLEMSTAD - In the night from Saturday to Sunday there was a large fire, which destroyed four warehouses in the industrial area in Brievengat. One of the warehouses was from Building Depot. The main store was also More...