Fire Officers Urged To Embrace Change

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

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 …

Changing Trends Require Training For Fire Officers

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The construction of high-rise buildings across Barbados, and the use of new chemicals and materials on the market, all present new challenges for fire officers, and necessitate additional training. Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite, raised this issue as he addressed the opening ceremony of the 2016 Convention of the International Association of Black Professional FireFighters (IABPFF) at Hilton Barbados …

Fire Fighters 2016 Convention

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Approximately 200 firefighters from around the world and their families will be in Barbados over the next week to attend the 2016 Convention of International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters. The Convention runs from Sunday, August 7, until Friday, August 12, at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael. Retired Fire Chief, Wilfred Marshall, explained that the Convention …