St. John Fire Station Closes Temporarily

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that the St. John Fire Station will close for minor renovations and repairs from Tuesday, November 14. The station is expected to reopen on Monday, December 11. Personnel attached to the St. John Fire Station will continue to serve that catchment area while operating from the Bridgetown Fire Station during that period. …

Fire Prevention Session In St. Thomas

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Residents of St. Thomas and surrounding districts are invited to an information session on fire prevention on Wednesday, June 7. The event, which is being hosted by the St. Thomas Constituency Council and the Barbados Fire Service, will take place at the Evangel Temple, Melrose, St. Thomas, at 7:00 p.m. deirdre.gittens@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE St. John Fire Station Closes …

Junior Fire Cadet Programme 2017

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Opportunities are open for children between the ages of 13 and 15 to sign up for this year’s Junior Fire Cadet Programme hosted by the Barbados Fire Service (BFS). The programme runs from Monday, July 10, to Friday, August 18, at the Arch Hall Fire Station. St. Thomas. Interested persons are asked to collect application forms from the Bridgetown Fire …

Fire Service Prepares For New Era

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Barbados Fire Service (BFS) is embarking on a new era in which excellence and professionalism are the buzz words. And, Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, has warned that the BFS will not be accepting or rewarding mediocrity. He made this declaration as he addressed an awards ceremony for outstanding Fire Officers at the Accra Beach Resort and Spa on …

Minister Highlights BFS’ Achievements

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

A heightened interest in firefighting by the public and the training of 10 auxiliary Fire Officers were among the successes achieved by the Barbados Fire Service (BFS) over the past year. Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, highlighted the department’s achievements while congratulating Fire Officers who received awards during a ceremony and cocktail reception at the Accra Beach Resort and …

Fire Service Holds Simulation

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Traffic slowed to a crawl in and around Bridgetown this morning as the Barbados Fire Service (BFS) staged a simulation to highlight its skills in effecting various types of rescues. The “screams” of those trapped in the vehicle, coupled with the shrill of sirens, slowed traffic to a crawl and lured passers-by, staff from the Treasury Building and nearby stores …

New Date For Simulation Drill & Exhibition

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to view a simulation exercise hosted by the Barbados Fire Service on Friday, October 28, in the vicinity of the Charles Duncan O’Neal Bridge, The City, beginning at 9:00 a.m. It will be followed by an exhibition of fire trucks, fire protection devices and safety apparatus in Independence Square that same day. Those in …

Simulation Drill & Exhibition Postponed

bgis Ministry News

The Barbados Fire Service’s (BFS) simulation exercise and exhibition, scheduled for Friday, October 7, in Bridgetown, has been postponed once again. In a press release, the BFS explained that unforeseen circumstances had caused a further delay in the delivery of the event, and that a new date would be published shortly. “The administration of the Fire Service sincerely apologises to …

Fire Service Week Of Activities 2016

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The Barbados Fire Service (BFS) will celebrate its 61st anniversary with a week of activities from Sunday, September 25, until Friday, September 30, under the theme: Focusing Towards a Safer Barbados. The celebrations will start with a church service on Sunday, September 25, at the Western Light Nazarene Church, Oxnards, St. James, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Focus will then shift …

BFS Rescue Simulation Next Week

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are invited to view a rescue simulation conducted by members of the Barbados Fire Service (BFS) in The City near to Upper Broad Street, on Thursday, September 29, beginning at 9:00 a.m. It will be followed by a parade of appliances (fire trucks) which will leave the Bridgetown Fire Station at Probyn Street, and travel along …