Firefighters from the City Fire Brigade took to the streets of a busy Saturday morning to pull the largest fire engine in our fleet, the Ersham ML 18-22 Mechanical Ladder in aid of the Gibraltar Prostrate Cancer Support Group. The charity pull took place on Saturday 30 November and was in support of the “Movember”.. read more →

Divisional Officer Anthony Yusifredo has been appointed as head of the Operations and Training at the City Fire Brigade on promotion as from the 4 November 2013. Divisional Officer (DO) Anthony Yusifredo joined the City Fire Brigade as a Firefighter in April 1990 and was promoted to Leading Firefighter in May 2001, he has served.. read more →

A group of Officers of HM Customs Gibraltar and the City Fire Brigade have attended a three week course which has seen them qualify as Blue Light Driver Standard Response Instructors. The course has been delivered locally by Driving Instructors from HM Customs Gibraltar, EO Geraldine Celecia and EO Charles Jaques and assisted on the.. read more →

Firefighter Julian McGrail successfully participated in the World Police and Fire Games 2013 hosted in the city of Belfast from the 1 to the 10 August. The next Games will take place in Fairfax, Virginia USA from 26 June to 5 July 2015. The World Police and Fire Games is a biennial event for serving.. read more →

Three Undergraduate students have this summer been given placements with the City Fire Brigade (Operations and Fire Safety Departments) under the Student Summer Placement Scheme, from 1 July to the 30 August. The students Aaron Aguilera, Stefan Robba and Ivan Riddell are all currently studying at the University of Wolverhampton, undertaking a BSc Hons Fire.. read more →

As part of their training programme Firefighters from the City Fire Brigade carry out regular exercises to test the Operational techniques and procedures that are required when tackling fires involving high-rise buildings. Recently on the 1st August crews from Blue Watch carried out an exercise at Quay 27, Kings Wharf, Queensway. Also in attendance were.. read more →

Four Trainee Fire Fighters from the City Fire Brigade successfully completed a 12 week Fire Fighter Development Programme at the Fire Service College at Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. The Trainees, Eric Abudarham, Nicholas McMahon, Jordan Perez and John Pratts took part in a Passing out Parade and Firefighting display which was held at the Fire Service.. read more →

A group of children from Stepping Stones Nursery visited the Fire Station on Friday 24 May during the morning. The children were all aged between three and four years old and were accompanied by their teachers and carer’s. During their visit the children were shown all the fire fighting vehicles, the equipment used by Firefighters.. read more →

This year the City Fire Brigade were honoured to have been given the privilege and opportunity to carry the statue of Our Lady of Europe during the annual Procession. The event took place on Wednesday the 22nd May and eight personnel from the City Fire Brigade had the opportunity to carry the Statue as is.. read more →

Following an initiative from the Westside School’s Careers Programme four students from Year 10 undertook a work placement experience with the City Fire Brigade from Monday 13th to Friday 17th May 2013. The students will follow a programme which covers both practical and theoretical working procedures including: Pumps, Hose Reels and Delivery Hose (Practical). Ladders.. read more →