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Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) led an emergency preparedness exercise at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The simulated emergency comprised a rapidly unfolding terrorist situation involving two vicious thugs, the hijacking of a s [...]

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Charity event pulls in funds for Special Olympics

Charity event pulls in funds for Special Olympics

| 06/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ahead of the opening of the Special Olympics National Games this week, the inaugural Kirkland Franklin Memorial Fire Truck Pull attracted six teams in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) athletes. Representatives of four law enforcement agencies, alo [...]

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Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

| 22/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics committee (LETR Cayman Islands) is organising the first annual Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull to pay tribute to the former fire chief, who died last month. The event, set for Saturday, 26 May, from 9am-1pm a [...]

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Law enforcement agencies seek recruits

Law enforcement agencies seek recruits

| 16/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Law Enforcement and Public Safety Recruitment Fair 2017 welcomed job seekers on Thursday, 9 November 2017 at the George Town Town Hall. The drive was co-hosted by Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service, Cayman Islands Fire Service, Department of Immigration, Department o [...]

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Fire Service officers honoured

Fire Service officers honoured

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) recently celebrated several officers for their performance on the job. At the Tuesday, 16 May staff-appreciation function, the major achievements of the CIFS team were highlighted, with 15 people recognised for their accomplishments and Sub Of [...]

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Cayman Brac gets new fire truck

Cayman Brac gets new fire truck

| 10/05/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The newest and most modern aerodrome fire truck in the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) fleet was officially unveiled on Cayman Brac on Thursday, 4 May, during a vehicle handover ceremony. Government leaders, airport officials and Fire Service personnel gathered at the Cayman Bra [...]

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Fire Service officer gets chaplain training

Fire Service officer gets chaplain training

| 13/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) officer, with eight years on the job, is in Florida for a five-day accredited training course offered by the International Fellowship of Chaplains. Shimar Harding, who has served as a designated chaplain since May 2016, said with the training he [...]

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First responders tested in Brac exercise

First responders tested in Brac exercise

| 08/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Emergency responders took part in a full-scale exercise staged at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport last month. The exercise, called “Operation Wet Deal” and held 30 November, involved the mock crash of a commercial plane following a bird strike. The scenario was th [...]

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HSA staff train as fire marshals

HSA staff train as fire marshals

| 01/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) has presented certificates to 44 staff members who completed training as fire marshals – a new role that has emerged from an effort to improve fire safety and awareness within the organisation. The main focus of the fire marshal training progr [...]

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Brac trains for mass casualty emergency

Brac trains for mass casualty emergency

| 17/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Between 7 and 11 November, 20 people in Cayman Brac received training in mass casualty management (MCM), in a course sponsored by the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI). Course coordinator, HMCI Awareness and Communications Officer S [...]

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Fire Service holds high-rise training

Fire Service holds high-rise training

| 17/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Fire Service recently held a full-scale training exercise, and reviewed all strategies and tactics on how to react when a high-rise emergency occurs. Chief Fire Officer David Hails said “Operation Up Close and Personal” was a success for his department, as a [...]

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Uniformed officers honoured for long service

Uniformed officers honoured for long service

| 07/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A number of officers from the Cayman Islands uniformed services received the Overseas Territories Long Service Medal during a ceremony held at the Government House on Thursday, 27 October 2016. Members of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), HM Cayman Islands Prison Ser [...]

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Firefighters train for aviation emergencies

Firefighters train for aviation emergencies

| 21/10/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): First responders with the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) battled a blaze this week that put their knowledge and skills to the test, during intense aviation fire training. Firefighters experienced real conditions in real-time during the aviation bridging course which took place [...]

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West Bay firemen give back

West Bay firemen give back

| 08/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Members of the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) found an unexpected way to help a member of community. When staff at the West Bay fire station discovered that resident Albert Yates needed a new television, Acting Station Officer Brian Watler said no one thought twice about lending a helping [...]

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International Firefighters Day marked

International Firefighters Day marked

| 09/05/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS): Cayman Islands Fire Service personnel gathered at their headquarters on Owen Roberts Drive to offer a minute’s silence for fallen firefighters the world over, and to pray for the welfare of hardworking firemen and women on International Firefighters Day, Wednesday, 4 May 2016. The day also [...]

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