Friday, June 27, 2014

Fire Bug Strikes At Britton's Hill


The fire bug has struck again, this time at Britton's Hill, St. Michael. One timber dwelling was destroyed by fire just before 0500 hours this morning (June 27). A second house was also extensively damaged by the blaze, two fire tenders from the Bridgetown Fire Station under the command of acting Station Officer Denton Foster responded.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Major Grass Fire At Hothersal


A large grass fire located in the Belle, Friendship and Hothersal, St. Michael area has kept firefighters and resources busy for several hours. The fire which started sometime after 1300 hours today has already consumed several acres and is still currently in progress. (Images: BFF/JP)



Friday, June 20, 2014

Junior Fire Cadet Programme - Registration


The Barbados Fire Service invites children between the ages of 12 and 15 to register for the Junior Fire Cadet Programme. It will be held at Harrison College, Crumpton Street, St. Michael, beginning on Sunday, July 13.

Courses include First Aid, Water Survival and Rescue. To download application forms, please visit www.fireservice.gov.bb. Application forms must be returned to the Bridgetown Fire Station, Probyn Street, St. Michael, by Friday, June 27.

For further information, please contact Fire Officer Tremelle Perch or Ernle Fields at 426-3504 or 426-3509.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Fire At Farm Road, St George


The fire bug continues to keep local firefighters busy, yesterday was no different. The attached photo of a fire at Farm Road, St. George which kept firefighters engaged for some time before it was brought under control and eventually extinguished. (Image: BFF/KP)

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Fire Service Versus St John Cultural


BCA - Sagicor General Shield Tournament (Series 4)

Barbados Fire Service defeated PHD St. John Cultural by 7 wickets at Gall Hill, St. John (summarised scores & results).

PHD St. John Cultural 166 all out in 33.4 overs, L Spooner 38, J Holder 33, P Aimey 29, A Howel 17, A Harewood 11. (L Blake 4-33, P Smith 2-8, J Bernadin 2-43).

Barbados Fire Service 168 for seven wickets in 23.2 overs, A Brathwaite 54, S Sargeant 31, A Bowen 24, L Blake 19, L Waithe 13 not out, B Shepherd 13 not out. (S Howard 3-36).

House Fire At Venture, St John


A stone and timber dwelling located at Venture, St. John was extensively damaged by fire around 0808 hours today (June 17). Two fire tenders under the command of Divisional Officer Ricardo Gittens and Station Officer Gordon Boxill responded to the blaze. A second home also received minor damage as a result of this fire.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Motor Vehicle Accident At Road View


A motor vehicle accident which involved a Transport Board bus and two cars at Road View, St Peter this morning left four people with injuries. One woman was trapped in her car and had to be extricated by members of the Barbados Fire Service using the Jaws of Life. Fire officers under the command of Divisional Officer Lloydson Phillips responded to the incident.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Grass Fires Rage Down South


Fires raged for a second day in the south of the island. Yesterday fire officers battled fires along the Adams section of the ABC Highway, today the hot zone was located further east at Merricks, St. Philip see the attached photos. (Image: BFF/EP)

Grass Fire At Henly Damages Derelict House

Breaking News: A grass fire at Henly, St. John which burnt approximately 10 acres also resulted in a derelict structure being burnt as well. Two fire tenders under the command of Station Officer Mervin Mayers are on the scene. (Image: BFF/JP)

Monday, June 9, 2014

Fire Service Versus Brereton


BCA - Sagicor General Shield Tournament (Series 3)

Barbados Fire Service defeated Crane & Equipment Brereton by 8 wickets at Passage Road (summarised scores & results).

Crane & Equipment Brereton 156 all out in (30.5 overs) L Applewhaite 39, A Harbin 27, B Carrington 21, O Bancroft 16 not out. (P Smith 3-21, R Tudor 2-9, L Blake 2-30).

Barbados Fire Service 158 for 2 wickets in (18.3 overs) , L Blake 49 not out, A Brathwaite 31, A Bowen 28, J Bernadin 24 not out.

Points: Fire Service 4, Crane & Equipment Brereton 0.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Car Burst Into Flames After Accident


A motor car burst into flames after colliding with a sugar cane trailer on Highway 2A near the Arch hall Fire Station around 0525 hours this morning (June 6). Fire officers were quickly on the scene to extinguish the flames, however, the nature and extent of injuries sustained by the driver of the vehicle are unknown.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Early Morning House Fire At Parris Gap


An early morning blaze at Parris Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael destroyed one house, extensively damaged a second and slightly damaged two others around 0424 hours today (June 4).

Ten officers with two fire tenders and a water tanker from Probyn Street under the command of Chief Fire Officer Wilfred Marshall, Divisional Officer Lloydson Phillips and Station Officer Tyrone Trotman responded to the blaze.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Interior Of Dwelling Damaged By Fire


The interior of a stone and timber dwelling was extensively damaged by fire at Cave Hill, St. Michael around 1330 hours today (June 3). Two fire tenders under the command of Divisional Officer Lloydson Phillips and Station Officer Mervin Mayers responded to the blaze. There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident. (Image: BFF/DS)

Monday, June 2, 2014

Fire Service Versus Conrad Hunte


BCA - Sagicor General Shield Tournament (Series 2)

Barbados Fire Service beat Conrad Hunte Sports Club by five wickets at Passage Road (Summarised scores & results).

Conrad Hunte 132 all out in (36 overs) ( C Panye 34, E Riley 15, M Devonish 15, T Drakes 11, J Murray 10, A Brathwaite 3-20, J Bernadin 3-25, S Quintyne 3-21.

Barbados Fire Service 134 for 5 wickets in ( 24 overs) ( L Blake 41 not out, J Bernadin 34, A Brathwaite 24, S Sargeant 16, A Bowen 14).

Carib Watch Mobile App & Site Launch


Join Carib Watch online for their launch tomorrow (June 3) under the theme: "Caribbean Crisis Communication: The Digital Evolution". How have you used the Internet or social media to get emergency and disaster information? #CaribWatch - http://www.caribwatch.com