This year 2015 will be the 150th Anniversary of the formation of a Fire Service in Gibraltar. It was on the 20 of November of 1865 that an Order in Council established the Sanitary Commissioners of Gibraltar(the fore-runners of the City Council) whose responsibility was to ensure there were adequate resources to prevent and fight.. read more →

The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service together with HM Customs and the Royal Gibraltar Police would like to wish all in Gibraltar an enjoyable Christmas and New Year and remind the public about the importance of behaving responsibly when out having a good time. read more →

Trainee Firefighter John Kaelan Sciortino of the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service together with trainees from the Isle of Man graduated on Thursday 18 December after successfully completing their Firefighter Foundation Development Programme (FFDP) at the Fire Service College, Moreton-in-Marsh in England. The Silver Axe Award was presented at the graduation ceremony to Firefighter John.. read more →

With the passing in Parliament of the Fire Service (Amendment) Act on the 20th November 2014 the City Fire Brigade will pass into history and the organisation will as from that date be known as the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS). read more →

The City Fire Brigade have contracted consultant Fire Engineer Stewart Brown to carry out the redrafting of Part E: Safety in Fire of the Building Rules 2007. read more →

Sub Officer Jason Mesilio recently undertook the grueling challenge of swimming from the infamous “The Rock Prison”, better known as Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shore in aid of two charities, A Pathway Through Pain and Cancer Research Gibraltar Branch. read more →

A group of five personnel from the City Fire Brigade successfully completed the Geographic Information Systems: Quantum GIS training course which took place from the 26 to the 29 August 2014. read more →

This year has seen a record number of seven undergraduate students taking up 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 are undertaking courses at three different Universities; Aaron Aguilera, Stefan Gonzalez, Justin Grima, Ivan Riddell and.. read more →

As a result of the fire that took place at a flat in Knight’s Court on the evening of the 27 May personnel from the City Fire Brigades Fire Safety Department conducted a Community Fire Safety visit in the neighborhood in order to provide the community with some necessary Fire Safety advice. The Fire Safety.. read more →

On Sunday 20 April just before 2 pm a call was received at the Brigade Control Room from the Royal Gibraltar Police (RGP) about an explosion and fire at the Waterport Generating Station. Immediately a pre-determined attendance of two fire tenders were despatched to the scene and were in attendance at 14:01 hours. Shortly after.. read more →