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.
- 05 Dec 2019GIBRALTAR FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE OFFICERS VISIT LONDON FIRE BRIGADE
- 09 Dec 2019Fire Service Officers attend Compartment Fire Behaviour Course
- 11 Nov 2019Fire Service Mechanic attends Servicing course in Holland
- 07 Nov 2019Fire Service personnel attend Hazardous Materials Course
- 18 Oct 2019GFRS Personnel Receive Their Overseas Territories 18 Year Good Conduct and Long Service Medals.
- Fire Station 8 Grand Parade, Gibraltar GX11 1AA
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