Leading Fire-fighter Martin Posso has successfully completed the Breathing Apparatus Instructors (BAI) course at the Fire Service College (FSC), UK. Before being eligible to attend this mentally and physically demanding ten-day course, Mr Posso had to complete a mandatory pre-course online E-Learning package. On-site, this course was assessed against the learning outcomes using practical observation.. read more →

Seven Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) attended an LNG Awareness and Incident Command Course at Rely-On-Nutec Fire Academy (former Falck), in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Rely-On-Nutec, situated in the port of Rotterdam has a long history within Emergency Services. Since the company was founded in 1906, its core business has been fire.. read more →

    14 members of the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) attended a Breathing Apparatus (BA) and Compartment Fire Behaviour Training (CFBT) refresher course at the Fire Service College (FSC), UK. The delegation was comprised of a blend of operational Officers, Firefighters and one of the Organisation’s Breathing Apparatus Instructor (BAI). These type of.. read more →

Fire Control Operator (FCO) Tyronne Garcia has joined the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) Emergency Control Room Team. Mr Garcia has successfully completed the FCO’s intense induction training programme conducted locally. Throughout the duration of this mentally challenging training programme, FCO Garcia has been developing his skills and knowledge in order be able to.. read more →

Dylan Pratts, Stefan Rodriguez, Carl Debono and Christian Navas’ outstanding performance has been prevalent throughout all the three elements of their assessment process. Their consistent standards and achievements can only be attributed to their hard work, dedication and the unwavering support and guidance from their mentors leading up to their respective sessions. The Practical aspects.. read more →

Sub Officer George Burns has recently been promoted to Station Officer within the Operations Department at the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS). Station Officer Burns will be taking up his duties as line manager for White Watch. He joined the Organisation on the 4th September 2001. Mr Burns is an advanced diving instructor, responsible.. read more →

Nine Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service have successfully completed a management course delivered by Mark Little Associates and endorsed by the Institution of Leadership and Management. This course has been possible thanks to the collaboration of the Department of Education. The Potential Leaders programme focuses on developing future managers and preparing our.. read more →

Firefighters Liam Barton, Stefan Gonzalez and Justin Santos have successfully completed the firefighter foundation and development programme 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. These included practical and.. read more →

Mr Anthony Yusifredo, Chief Fire Officer (CFO) and two other officers recently attended the Emergency Services Show (ESS) in Birmingham, UK. The Emergency Services Show is the UK’s leading annual showcase of the blue light sector, featur-ing over 450 exhibitors, live demonstrations, unique learning opportunities and unrivalled net-working. This year it took place at the.. read more →

Ten Officers from the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) and the Airport Fire and Rescue Service (AFRS) attended an LNG Awareness and Incident Command Course at Falck Fire Academy, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.   Falck, situated in the port of Rotterdam has a long history within Emergency Services. Since the company was founded in.. read more →