Members of the City Fire Brigade took part in the funeral ceremony of the late Bishop Emeritus Bernard Devlin on Friday 17 December. The body of Bishop Devlin was carried in a funeral procession from John Mackintosh Square to the Cathedral where he was laid to rest in the crypt. Firefighter Jeremy Yeo formed part.. read more →

Two Sub Officers from the CFB, Brian Mañasco and Tony Yusifredo, were invited as delegates to a Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces course organised by the Technical Services Department for it’s employees in the Infrastructure Section, responsible for the maintenance of the public sewer system. Ten employees from this section undertook the.. read more →

The CFB has recently contracted the services of the UK’s best and longest established distance learning provider RRC to deliver the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Level 3 Award in Training Principles and Practice (TSP). The CIEH is a well-respected professional institute and awarding body producing a diverse range of accredited qualifications. The TSP.. read more →

Leading Firefighters Ivan De Haro and Jonathan Golding recently paid a visit to the Year 2 pupils of the Loreto Convent School as part of the Community Safety work carried out by the staff of the Fire Safety Department. The children had been studying the Great Fire of London and one of their teachers Miss.. read more →

Once again this year members of the Brigade run the course of the Walk For Life charity event. This year it was L/FF Matthew Payas, FF Gerry Aguilera and FF Christian Navas who donned their Fire Fitting Kits including Breathing Apparatus Sets for the event. This year over £10,000 has been raised by the event.. read more →

On the 9 October a team six CFB Firefighters undertook what has been called the UK’s toughest Obstacle Race. They took part in the Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest race in Nottingham. The race is a 10 Kilometre event but with a difference, it involves an obstacle at each Kilometre. The obstacles range from.. read more →

Members of the City Fire Brigade together with colleagues from the Defence Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) provided one of the pallbearer parties at the Funeral Service of the late Bishop Emeritus Charles Caruana on Tuesday 5th October. There were seven bearer parties made up from the Royal Gibraltar Regiment, Royal Gibraltar Police, HM Customs,.. read more →

Four Firefighters from the City Fire Brigade took part in the 30th annual edition of the Great North Run (Half Marathon) in Newcastle on the 19th September. Firefighters Christian Avellano, Frank Baglietto, Ian Bonfiglio and Yogen Santos joined twenty six other Gibraltarians who also participated in the race. They were assisted in their fund-raising efforts.. read more →

Mr Charles Zammitt of the Environmental Agency presented members of the City Fire Brigade with certificates from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health on Monday 20th September. The Officers were awarded the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment Principles and Practice after successfully completing a programme of training and the.. read more →

Four members of the City Fire Brigade will be taking part in the Great North Run in September this year in order to raise funds for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. This will be the second time that a team of Firefighters take part in the famous Newcastle Half Marathon event. Last year the City Fire.. read more →