The Eight Pointed Star
The eight-pointed star is derived from the cross of St. John. It originated from the Maltese Cross, the emblem of the Knights of Malta and was the emblem of the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem at the time of the Crusades. The points or “Tenets” were said to represent the knightly virtues of;
Since these represent the qualities required by a fireman, the star was chosen for the insignia of the National and Auxiliary Fire Service and has remained so to the Fire Service of today.
- 28 May 2019Fire Officer Qualifies as Breathing Apparatus Instructor
- 20 May 2019Fire Service Officers attend LNG Awareness Course in Rotterdam
- 27 Mar 2019Firefighters from the Gibraltar Fire & Rescue Service attend UK Course
- 18 Mar 2019A new Fire Control Operator for the Gibraltar Fire & Rescue Service
- 05 Dec 2018Four firefighters have successfully completed the second and final stage of the GFRS’ Sub Officer’s qualification process.
- Fire Station 8 Grand Parade, Gibraltar GX11 1AA
- Fire and Ambulance Emergency 190