Fire Service Ready To Provide Medical Care

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The Barbados Fire Service (BFS) is positioning itself to provide medical interventions to persons requiring prehospital emergency medical care. And, it will be pursuing the possibility of acquiring Automated External Defibrillators for all fire stations and emergency vehicles. This was revealed by Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, during the BFS’s awards ceremony and dinner at the Savannah Hotel last Saturday …

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 …

Fire Chief Urges Public To Think Safety

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Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard is urging the public to “make safety second nature”, as Barbados records increases in house, motor and commercial fires so far for 2018. Speaking during an interview with the Barbados Government Information Service, the Fire Chief appealed to persons to exercise the necessary precautions within their homes and businesses and conduct the necessary maintenance checks …

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 …

Acting Chief Fire Officer”s Christmas Message

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A Christmas Message From Acting Chief Fire Officer, Lloydson Phillips  It is with great pleasure that I address you the public of Barbados and all persons visiting our island during this holiday period. We at the Barbados Fire Service preach prevention year after year and this year will be no different. There’s an old saying, but with a slight twist …

Fire Service Prepares For New Era

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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 …