Tag: Cayman Islands Fire Service

Fire officers receive leadership training

Fire officers receive leadership training

| 26/09/2019 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has hired a local company that specialises in conflict resolution to help train their officers. CIFS said in a release that RESOLVE had created a comprehensive training programme consisting of sessions dedicated to the assessment and evaluation of officers’ readiness to take on greater responsibility, followed by leadership training. […]

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Quillan and Quinn find puppy love at Fire Service

Quillan and Quinn find puppy love at Fire Service

| 05/09/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A pair of three month old puppies from the Cayman Islands Humane Society were recently taken on a field trip to the Central Fire Station, raising awareness of their need for a new home while getting a little extra attention from the fire officers on duty. Last week the Humane Society said […]

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Tatum brothers shine at Fire Service

Tatum brothers shine at Fire Service

| 30/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Two bothers from Cayman Brac are among three Caymanians who have been promoted to divisional managers in the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS). Dwight Randy Rankin is the new divisional manager for domestic on Grand Cayman. Whitman Tatum, who spent most of his career at the Cayman Brac station, is now DM […]

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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, along with two corporate teams, participated in the event, held […]

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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 at Grand Harbour Shopping Centre, will […]

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Can Cayman’s firefighters handle high-rise emergencies?

Can Cayman’s firefighters handle high-rise emergencies?

| 12/12/2017 | 3 Comments

Now that we have taller buildings along Seven Mile Beach are the firefighters trained and able to fight a fire or aid someone on the top floor should such a horror happen? Does Cayman even have a truck with a ladder that can reach the top floors? Auntie’s answer: The Cayman Islands Fire Service has […]

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Disputing fire lanes marked by condo

Disputing fire lanes marked by condo

| 20/09/2017 | 31 Comments

I was trying to go to Seven Mile Beach on Sunday and I saw a beach access by Christopher Columbus condos going into West Bay. When I pulled to the roadside by the beach access, I saw signs on the condo complex wall stating the roadside was a fire lane and parking was not allowed […]

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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 Officer Ian McLaughlin selected as the CIFS Employee of the Year […]

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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 Brac Fire Station to celebrate the new truck’s arrival.

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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 wants to promote a holistic approach […]

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