Leading Firefighter Shane Brown has successfully completed a number of professional career courses in the UK recently. From the 14th to 18th November 2016 he attended the Incident Command level 1 course at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. This course employs a blended learning approach over a six week period, with.. read more →

A team of four local firefighters from the Gibraltar Fire & Rescue Service travelled to Montgomery, Alabama to represent Gibraltar in the 25th Anniversary of the World Fire fighter Combat Challenge.The competition consists of five individual disciplines linked in one race replicating real-life demands of a fire fighter at a fire incident. The head-to-head race.. read more →

A number of Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service Officers have recently completed Incident Command courses at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. Leading Firefighter’s Dino Navarro and Frank Baglietto successfully completed the Incident command level 1 award. This course employs a blended learning approach over a six week period, with five days.. read more →

Fire fighters Aaron Aguilera, Kaylan Gonzalez, and Paul Tinkler have successfully completed the firefighter development program at the fire service college, in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. During the eight weeks of this mentally and physically demanding course the new entrants have been continuously assessed on all aspects of fire service activities. Practical and theoretical exams included.. read more →

Leading firefighter Christian Desoiza and Firefighter Shane Brown have recently been promoted within the Operations Department of the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS). Leading firefighter Desoiza has been posted to Red Watch after being successfully promoted to the rank of Sub Officer. He joined the Organisation in September 2001and is currently the Officer responsible.. read more →

Saturday morning saw the GFRS set up a small stand at The Convent’s annual open day. The Fire Safety Officers were at hand to provide visitors with fire safety advice and hand out their “Fire Safety in the Home” leaflets. This was combined with a demonstration on how to put out a small bin fire.. read more →

Four Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service Operational Officers have successfully completed a number of course at UK training schools. Leading Firefighter’s Christian Desoiza and Dino Navarro recently attended a Rope Rescue Instructors course at Outreach Rescue, Bangor, Wales. This course is designed to provide delegates with the skills and underpinning knowledge to ensure that they.. read more →

The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service’s (GFRS) operational crews will be involved in emergency response driving (ERD) courses throughout the month of June. These courses are built upon our organisational commitment to ensure a safe, efficient and professional Service to Gibraltar’s Community through the development of our people. The awareness courses are being delivered by.. read more →

Fire Control Operator (FCO) Dean Debono has successfully completed the FCO’s induction training programme conducted locally. Throughout the duration of this mentally challenging induction programme, FCO Debono has been developing his skills and knowledge to be able to effectively deal with all fire and ambulance related calls received at the GFRS control room. FCO Debono.. read more →

Leading Firefighter Karl Sciortino has been promoted to the rank of Sub Officer. He joined the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service in January 2007 and upon completion of his Recruit Fire Fighter Development Program at the Fire Service College in UK, was awarded the Silver Axe for best overall recruit. He has since acquired a.. read more →