Fire Control Operators (FCO) Peter Lugnani and Giovanni Rodriguez have recently successfully completed the second and final stage of their leading fire Control Operators (LFCO) qualification process after previously achieving the required statutory theoretical exams. Namely, the IFE’s “Level 3 Certificate Unit 2 – Fire Operations and Level 3 Certificate Unit 4 – Management and.. read more →

Firefighter Tyrone Buttigieg has today successfully completed the second and final stage of his leading firefighter’s qualification process after previously achieving the required theoretical IFE Level 3. After much hard work and practice, this week he was put to the test during his practical assessment. This consisted of the delivery of standard drills in accordance.. read more →

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

The Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service together with the Housing Department and the Housing Works Agency, and observed by the RGP, conducted a successful controlled fire training exercise at Referendum House, Glacis Estate this morning. The exercise consisted of fire fighters conducting a full scale rescue simulation from one of the upper floors within the.. read more →

Two members of the Fire Safety Department Sub/O Golding and L/FF McComb have successfully completed a Practical Development Refresher course on Fire and Arson Investigation. The intensive 3 day program was conducted by Gardiner Associates Training & Research in Cambridge. The program is designed for experienced fire practitioners and includes interactive theory sessions workshop and.. read more →

Several members of the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) have recently completed an accredited Breathing Apparatus care, maintenance and repair course. The sessions were delivered by Mr Paul Hetherington from Dräger UK. Breathing Apparatus sets provide that essential control measure when we deploy our firefighters into irrespirable atmospheres within the risk area, and are.. read more →

Three new Fire Control Operators (FCO) have joined the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) Emergency Control room team, within the past few months. Nicholas Ghio, David Roca and Jean Paul Sene have successfully completed the FCO’s induction training programme conducted locally. Throughout the duration of this mentally challenging training programme, The FCOs have been.. read more →

Several members of the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) have recently completed an accredited Health and Safety qualification. The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment Principles and Practices will enable the participants to gain a practical understanding of the principles of risk assessment, and allows the GFRS to.. read more →

A short presentation ceremony was conducted at the GFRS premises where eligible officers and men of the Brigade were presented their British Fire Service Medals for long service and good conduct. The ceremony was led by the Chief Fire Officer Anthony Yusifredo, Divisional Officer Fire Safety Mark Anthony Celecia and Minister for the Fire Brigade The.. read more →

Sub Officer’s Nicholas Poggio & Jared Olivero (Centre of Picture) with other UK Officers Two Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service have recently completed an Incident Command course at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK.   Sub Officer’s Nicholas Poggio and Jared Olivero successfully completed the demanding Incident command level 2.. read more →