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Tag Archives: fire

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. “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
  22. New Policy tailored for Small Business Owners

    Barbadian entrepreneurs have a different method to safeguard their companies from the ravages of possible disasters, both created and natural, through ICBL’s Advantage Plus Combined Business Package. “The new Advantage Plus Combined Business Package is designed with the business owner, in mind – offering the perfect blend of business insurance. This package provides coverage for […]

    July 15, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. R.B.P.F PROBE SUSPECTED ARSON AT BRANDON’S GAP

    Police are investigating a fire of suspicious origin which occurred about 6:30 pm on Sunday 12 April 2015 at Brandon’s Gap, St. Michael; a house and 2 adjoining mechanic workshops were destroyed. The house was a 3 bedroom wood and wall structure; one of the workshops was constructed of wood and galvanize and the other […]

    April 15, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Tobacco Industry rejoices? LIAT prohibits carriage of e-cigarettes in checked luggage

    Regional airline LIAT has announced that e-cigarettes are prohibited for carriage in checked luggage on the airline’s services effective immediately. The FAA pointed to two recent incidents in the United States. In the first incident, e-cigarettes packed in a passenger’s checked bag in the cargo hold of a passenger aircraft caused a fire that forced […]

    March 5, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  25. Where’s The Fire? Mid Air Scare at Grantley Adams International Airport, Air Canada allays passengers’ fears

    Initial reports on Air Canada – their 777 had to return to Barbados, due to a possible fire in the cargo hold. It’s back down safely above gate 22, surrounded by fire trucks etc. A source on board the flight indicated;- UPDATED – Captain just confirmed the issue. After sensor went off, soon after takeoff, […]

    February 5, 2015TravelNo comments