Ladder Training is one of the main core competence requirements for all Firefighters and is therefore practiced continuously. It is important that all Firefighters are completely familiarised with the operation of all ladders used by the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS). Including the use of ladders in confined spaces, and for the carrying out of rescues.
Currently the GFRS carry ladders on all the fire and rescue appliances. Two Water Ladder appliances carry each a 13.5 metre (AS) three extension ladder and a short (Bayley) three extension ladder. Similarly Two Water Ladder appliances carry each a 10.5 metre (AS) two extension ladder and a short (Bayley) three extension ladder.
- 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