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Tag Archives: fire

  1. Guardian Life Donates to the Barbados Fire Academy

    Guardian Life of The Caribbean Limited, continues to reinforce its commitment to protecting the communities it serves, even as Barbados navigates the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Just before 2021 wrapped up, the company hosted the Barbados Fire Academy at its offices at Upper Collymore Rock, St. Michael, where the Academy was presented with four (4) sanitiser-dispensing […]

    January 13, 2022HealthNo comments
  2. KFC Oistins Car Fire Investigation Proceeds

    The Barbados Police Service is continuing investigations into the circumstances surrounding a car fire that occurred about 7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 20th, 2021, in the drive-thru of KFC situated at Oistins, Christ Church. The motor van, PA-711, a grey Kia Sportage owned and driven by Cherylann Mason, 50, of Harmony Hall, St. Philip, was […]

    December 21, 2021Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. DESTRUCTION OF 1,940 LBS OF HARVESTED GANJA PLANTS

    On Saturday 18th September 2021 at 2:00 pm, Police destroyed by burning a total of eleven thousand nine hundred and thirty-two (11,932) Cannabis plants which were harvested by Police carrying out operations over the past three (3) months in the parishes of St. John, St. George and St. Philip. The supervision of the destruction was […]

    September 20, 2021CrimeNo comments
  4. Early Morning Conflagration in Bridgetown leaves Infant under Burn Treatment

    Police are studying what led to a house fire reported to them about 2:35 am on Saturday 10th July 2021 at a residence located at 1st Avenue Chapman Lane, the City, St. Michael. Three persons, all occupants of the said house suffered severe burns about their bodies. 1. The owner of the house Janice Mitchell […]

    July 11, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Three homes lost to City Blaze

    Police from Central Police Station responded to reports of a house fire which occurred about 5:30 pm. on Friday 9th April 2021 at Queen Street, St. Michael. Three houses were destroyed and three others along with a motor car received partial damage. S U M M A R Y Three tenders and one tanker along […]

    April 10, 2021ControversyNo comments
  6. Home ablaze in My Lord’s Hill overnight

    At 22 to One a.m. of Sunday 14th March 2021 a blaze happened at a residence at Odessa McClean road, My Lord’s Hill, St. Michael. A wooden structure owned by Carson Sealy presently occupied by two males who were not at the residence at the time of the fire. Three tenders and eight personnel from […]

    March 14, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Fire in #Blackrock leaves 17 #Homeless

    Police are solving what led to a house fire which occurred about 12:30 am on Sunday 21st February 2021 at a wood and wall constructed, two storey residence located at Phillips Road, St. Stephen’s Hill, Black Rock, St. Michael. The house has several separate living quarters each separately self contained. It housed seventeen (17) family […]

    February 23, 2021ControversyNo comments
  8. Fire at Bridgetown Fisheries Boat Yard, Princess Alice Highway

    Police are conducting investigations into a fire of an unknown origin which completely destroyed a fishing vessel and damaged two others as well as the roof to a shed which housed a tractor at the Bridgetown Fisheries Boat Yard, Princess Alice Highway, Bridgetown, St. Michael. S U M M A R Y About 11:15 pm […]

    February 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OddityNo comments
  9. National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) guides Barbados Fire Academy on Stress Management

    Training Officer at Barbados Fire Academy Acting Station Officer Marlon Small is applauding the National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), for what he called a “timely intervention” by the organization that recently conducted training for its recruits. He was speaking following a two-day Substance Abuse and Stress management training conducted by the NCSA to twenty-three […]

    September 9, 2020EducationNo comments
  10. OVER THE PAST THREE MONTHS ARUBA FIGHTS COVID19 THROUGH TEAMWORK

    Similar to the rest of the world when the Covid-19 pandemic spread across the globe in March, the residents of Aruba were ordered to shelter in place at home, schools closed, most businesses were not allowed to open and tourism came to a standstill with the border closed. With sanitizing starting at the beginning of […]

    July 29, 2020HealthNo comments
  11. HOUSE FIRE AT GOLDEN ROCK 01/05/2020

    About 8:05 pm on Friday 1st May 2020, Police at District ‘A’ Station were summoned to Golden Rock, The Pine, St. Michael, the residence of Wayne Carrington 62 years. Mr Carrington called the station to report that his residence was on fire. It had caught fire after his gas stove had exploded whilst he was […]

    May 2, 2020Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Royal Barbados Police Force probe House Fire in Grazettes

    Police are investigating a house fire of unknown origin which destroyed the unit of Sheldon Sargeant-Hoyte of #98 Denton Road, Grazettes, St. Michael on Monday 2nd September 2019. Station Officer Small and five other firemen attended the scene along with two tenders and extinguished the fire about 11:30 pm. The unit was not insured neither […]

    September 4, 2019ControversyNo comments
  13. Fire at Mangrove Landfill now Contained

    Barbadians are advised emergency services were dealing with a fire at the Mangrove Landfill in St. Thomas. The Ministry of Health and Wellness is advising persons with Asthma or other respiratory illnesses to leave these and surrounding areas until conditions improve. The emergency services are taking all necessary steps to bring the situation at the […]

    February 17, 2019Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  14. Family Receives Assistance From Local Manufacturer Following Fire

    A family of five, whose house and possessions were destroyed by fire on October 3rd, received additional support to help with their living expenses. The financial assistance came through Member of Parliament for Christ Church West Central, Adrian Forde following a donation by local company Rock Hard Cement (RHC), through its ‘Rock Hard Cares‘ foundation. […]

    November 6, 2018EventsNo comments
  15. WORTHING FIRE STATION CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS

    The Worthing Fire Station will be closed for renovations from Tuesday, August 7, until Friday, September 7. During this period, the Bridgetown Fire Station will service those areas which may be affected by the closure. The Barbados Fire Service apologises for any inconvenience caused.

    August 6, 2018EventsNo comments
  16. Maxwell House Fire, 43 year old wakens to Loud Noise?

    Police are conducting investigation into a fire of unknown origin, which occurred sometime around 2:00 am on Monday 30th January 2017, damaging the residence of 43 year old Winston Clarke of Maxwell Hill, Christ Church. Circumstances Preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Clarke was awoken from his sleep by a crashing sound, and discovered that his […]

    January 30, 2017ControversyNo comments
  17. BAJANS WARNED OF MORE PRODUCT RECALLS – BEWARE WHEN OVERSEAS PURCHASING

    Members of the public are asked to note that the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is aware of the recall of a number of products. These garments have metal buttons and snaps with a tag sewn inside the neck which reads “Tea”. The style number 6F22400-405 is printed on a hangtag attached to the […]

    January 10, 2017HealthNo comments
  18. WORKBENCH FURNITURE TAKES BEACON INSURANCE TO COURT OVER FIRE COMPENSATION

    The gloves have finally come off, Beacon Insurance opened up to the media on their side of the dispute with Workbench Furniture over a 2012 fire claim… Viewers may recall the print media has been subject to a number of advertisements claiming Beacon treated Workbench in a supposedly shoddy manner by apparently ignoring a claim […]

    October 22, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. CHANGING TRENDS NECESSITATE TRAINING FOR FIRE OFFICERS

    The construction of high-rise buildings across Barbados, and the use of new chemicals and materials on the market, all present new challenges for fire officers, and necessitate additional training. Mr. Brathwaite told the approximately 200 fire fighters that the new trends represented a break from tradition in Barbados, where fire officers of the Barbados Fire […]

    August 14, 2016EventsNo comments
  20. UNNATURAL DEATH & HOUSE FIRE

    Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of Reynold Ricardo Jemmott, 63 years of Wavell Gardens, Black Rock, St. Michael, and the origin of a fire to his house in which he resided alone. A post mortem is to be performed to determine the cause of death. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public […]

    June 5, 2016CrimeNo comments
  21. BARBADOS FIRE SERVICE USES DIGICEL PLAY FOR NEW NUMBERS

    Members of the public are asked to note that the telephone numbers for the Barbados Fire Service will change with effect from Friday, January 22. St. John Fire Station, 535-7840; Arch Hall Fire Station, 535-7876; St. James Fire Station, 535-7847; Airport Fire Station, 535-7865; Worthing Fire Station, 535-7868; Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement Unit, 535-7829; […]

    January 15, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  22. FIRE RESCUE AT LANCASTER: ALL PART OF A TEST, RELAX!

    A two-car crash at Lancaster Road, St. James pressed the island’s emergency services into immediate action. This all formed part of a rescue simulation to mark Fire Service Week, being celebrated under the theme: A Legacy of Service, A Pursuit of Excellence. Station Officer, Henderson Patrick, explained that this prompted a call for additional resources, […]

    October 4, 2015EventsNo comments
  23. Prime Minister of Barbados Supports Initiative of Sept. 3rd Foundation

    The year 2015 marks the fifth anniversary of the Campus Trendz tragedy when six young ladies lost their lives in a fire through a lawless act of violence. The loss of lives caused by this heinous crime has left their families and friends still hurting to this day. In view of this, it is vital […]

    September 3, 2015CrimeNo comments
  24. Coming Together To Denounce Violence, September 3rd: David Comissiong, Coordinator – Sept. 3rd Foundation

    Thursday 3rd September 2015 is the fifth anniversary of the horrific Campus Trendz criminal tragedy that took the lives of six beautiful young daughters of our nation – Tiffany Harding, Kelly-Ann Welch, Kellishaw Ollivierre, Nikkita Belgrave, Pearl Cornelius, and Shanna Griffith. And once again, the September 3rd Foundation will be undertaking the responsibility of staging […]

    September 3, 2015CrimeNo comments
  25. “Hiroshima Cover-up: How the War Department’s Timesman Won a Pulitzer” by Amy Goodman & David Goodman

    The below article is an excellent example of how even the New York Times has twisted the facts and manipulated public opinion in order to support a deeper agenda. This revealing story covers the bombing of Hiroshima 70 years ago, yet the same deceptive techniques of distortion and manipulation continue to be used today to support […]

    August 1, 2015ControversyNo comments