There have been two promotions in the Fire Safety Department on the 13 December at the City Fire Brigade; Jonathan Golding has been promoted to the rank of Sub Officer and Liam Byrne to that of Leading Firefighter. Sub Officer Jonathan Golding joined the City Fire Brigade in January 2000 and was promoted to Leading.. read more →

The City Fire Brigade again participated in the Royal Gibraltar Police (RGP) Don’t Drink and Drive Campaign this year. On Saturday 1 December a simulated road traffic collision, involving two vehicles with a trapped casualty was held at John MacKintosh Square, also taking part were staff of the GHA Emergency Ambulance Service. Firefighters cover the.. read more →

The Fire Service Review Team led by Sir Ken Knight were in Gibraltar from the 25 to 28 November to meet members of the City Fire Brigade staff. During their visit Sir Ken Knight and his assistant Chris Bolton met with a good representation of all sections of the organisation, from the Chief Fire Officer.. read more →

On Monday the 15 October the Minister for Fire Service Steven Linares and Minister for Health and Safety Paul Balban made presentation of certificates to 15 members of the City Fire Brigade who had obtained qualifications under the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). The officers presented with.. read more →

Pupils from the Loreto Convent Year One class recently paid a visit to the City Fire Brigade on the 8 October. During their visit the Officers and men of Red Watch showed them the work that is carried out by the Firefighters and all the emergency equipment in the fire engines. The teachers who accompanied.. read more →

Ivan De Haro has been recently promoted to the rank of Station Officer within the Fire Safety Department. His promotion is effective as from the 27th September 2012. Station Officer De Haro joined the City Fire Brigade in January 2000 and was promoted to Leading Firefighter in August 2007, he has served in the operations.. read more →

Stefan Robba has been placed in the City Fire Brigade (Operations and Fire Safety Departments) under the Student Summer Placement Scheme. Mr Robba is currently studying at the University of Wolverhampton, BSc Hons Fire and Rescue Degree Programme and has completed his first year. A request from the University was received by the Brigade requesting.. read more →

New head of the Fire Safety Department Divisional Officer Mark Anthony Celecia was awarded the Mayors Gold Award in a ceremony held at the City Hall on the 5 July in recognition of his part in the rescue of persons in difficulties in rough seas at Eastern Beach in August 2009. The Mayors citation reads.. read more →

A representative from the City Fire Brigade will have the honour of representing the Gibraltar Fire Brigade at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee River Pageant, which is to take place on Sunday 3 June 2012 along the River Thames in London. Firefighter Karl Sciortino, will be stationed on one of several fire boats which will be.. read more →

Following an initiative from the Westside School’s Careers Programme two students from Year 10 will be undertaking a work placement experience with the City Fire Brigade from Tuesday 8th to Friday 11th May. At the end of the week the employer is asked to fill in an evaluation sheet which the student will have with.. read more →