Fire Officers Encouraged To Raise The Bar

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Fire officers across Barbados are being encouraged to learn a foreign language, as not all victims whom they assist will be able to communicate in English. That was the advice of Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, to auxiliary fire officers during the 38th passing out parade and award ceremony for fire officers at the Barbados Fire Academy recently. “As a …

Protective Services Commission Being Explored

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Government is exploring the possibility of establishing a Protective Service Commission (PSC) as it seeks to cater to the specific needs of such services across the island. Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, said the concept of the new Commission was being considered to cover the Royal Barbados Police Force, the Barbados Prison Service, the Barbados Fire Service and the …

Fire Officers Urged To Embrace Change

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Barbados’ fire officers have been called upon to embrace the concept of change. This call was made by the Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, as he addressed an awards ceremony and dinner at the Savannah Hotel to honour fire officers who stood out over the last year. He highlighted the successful opening of the Barbados Fire Academy; the acquisition of …

Arch Hall Fire Station Reopens

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The long awaited Barbados Fire Academy is set to open its doors next week, while the Arch Hall Fire Station has already reopened its doors. Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, said the St. Thomas-based station was reopened on Wednesday, but noted that the transition to the Arch Hall Fire Station was still ongoing. The official ceremony for the reopening of …