The Caribbean Association of Fire Fighters (CAFF) held its General Meeting and Election of Officers today Thursday, October 24, 2013 during its 7th Biennial Conference in Gros Islet, St. Lucia. The new Executive Board (2013 - 2015) is as follows: President Mr. Grantley Greene (Barbados), 1st Vice President Mr.…Continue
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The Caribbean Association of Fire Fighters (CAFF) will be hosting their 7th Biennial Conference in St. Lucia this week. The conference will commence on Monday, October 21 and will conclude on Friday, October 25th, 2013 and will be held at the Palm Haven Hotel in Rodney Bay, Gros Islet.…Continue
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In keeping with our desire to expand our community outreach the Bajan Fire Fighters’ Network will be embarking on a humanitarian exercise to assist the HIV/AIDS Food Bank on a quarterly basis. We are happy to announce that our 'Red Barrel Appeal' recently commenced at three strategic…Continue
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The St. John Ambulance are the proud winners of the Fire Service Quiz Night competition held during Fire Service Week. Members of the Barbados Fire Service fought the good fight however, they were unable seize victory in the keenly fought contest. This year regrettably, there was a decline in the number of…Continue
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The annual Health Extravaganza held during Fire Service Week was a resounding success. The event was held at Fire Service Headquarters and involved participants from The Barbados Cancer Society performing breast screening tests, The Barbados Community College General Nursing Programme, along with the Barbados Diabetes Association conducted…Continue
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Congratulations are in order for the participants of this year's Dressing Drill Competition. The competition was held on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 during the activities held for Southern Division Day (Fire Service Week). We congratulate firefighter Pedro Alleyne (Airport Fire Station) on winning the contest.…Continue
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Speed and precision were the focus of the Barbados Fire Service yesterday as it demonstrated how it would respond to an airplane emergency.
The Airport station took centre stage during Southern Division Day, part of the Fire Service’s week of activities.…
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Short of manpower and working with a mandate to do more with less, firefighters in Barbados are running up substantial hours in overtime.
Speaking to the media yesterday after a service at Hawthorne Methodist Church to kick off a week of activities…
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Above photo: Some members of the Barbados Fire Service team at the conclusion of yesterday's Law Enforcement Torch Run.
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The Barbados Fire Service has acquired a new Rosenbauer - Panther, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle. The new appliance will join the existing fleet of crash tenders at the Airport Fire Station and improve the departments ability to respond to aerodrome emergencies at the Grantley Adams International Airport.
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On the 4th December 2011, Firefighters John Haskell and Kevin Dite (South Wales Fire & Rescue Service) will begin one of the world’s toughest rowing challenges, and row across the Atlantic Ocean
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The Barbados Fire Service has acquired a water tanker capable of carrying 3 000 gallons. The tanker was purchased for $715 972 from British company Angloco, which designs, manufactures and distributes firefighting and rescue equipment.
Added by Glyne Alleyne on February 10, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments
AS social networking sites continue to grow in popularity, the Barbados Fire Service is the first emergency service agency in the island to seize the initiative and maintain a strong connection with the public.
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A large fire which enveloped the areas of Bannatyne, Kendal, South Ridge, Vauxhall and Sheraton Park in Christ Church engaged fire officers for more than 5 hours today. It was another fiery day as firefighters endured the blazing heat and sun to contain the fire. (e-Report by G Alleyne)
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Raging flames erupted as counter-fire operations were conducted at Arch Hall, St. Thomas on Tuesday. The exercise lasted approximately 3 hours as firefighters tried to control a fire in several acres of cow-itch infested bush. (e-Report by G Alleyne)
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Hundreds of family, friends and fire officers filled the Christ Church Parish Church on Thursday to pay final respects to Fire Officer Rodney King.
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The headquarters of ice-cream maker BICO went up in flames tonight, causing at least one million dollars in damage.
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On Friday, members of the Barbados Fire Service learned of the death of Chrisita Idalia Yarde a civilian employee of the department.
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