Tag: Guyana Fire Service

$22.2B for public safety and security

$22.2B for public safety and security

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- February 13, 2021

-$15.3 billion for GPF -three new blocks for Lusignan Prison -Central Fire Station to be relocated Some $22.2 billion has ... Read More

Minister Benn bids farewell to Chief Fire Officer, Mr. Marlon Gentle

Minister Benn bids farewell to Chief Fire Officer, Mr. Marlon Gentle

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 5, 2021

Georgetown, Guyana- Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn and Permanent Secretary, Ms. Mae Tussaint Jr. Thomas, on Wednesday January ... Read More

Firefighting training to start after COVID-19 test results -Fire Chief

Firefighting training to start after COVID-19 test results -Fire Chief

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- December 17, 2020

Forty trainee firefighters are currently being tested for COVID-19 before starting a 12-week training at the Guyana Fire Service Training ... Read More

Be mindful of fire safety, especially now – Fire Chief Gentle

Be mindful of fire safety, especially now – Fire Chief Gentle

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- December 13, 2020

- uncertified electrical instalments, burning garbage among fire factors With the Christmas season in full swing, Fire Chief, Mr. Marlon ... Read More

GFS to commission fire stations in Regions One, Eight, Nine

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- November 17, 2020

-47 people to be trained The Guyana Fire Service will commission fire stations in Lethem, Mabaruma and Mahdia in 2021, ... Read More

Min. Benn charges disciplinary forces to re-assess performance; improve output and effectiveness

Min. Benn charges disciplinary forces to re-assess performance; improve output and effectiveness

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- August 17, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 17, 2020 In outlining the policy for the Guyana Police Force (GPF), Minister of Home Affairs, ... Read More

Fire at Lusignan Prison extinguished

Fire at Lusignan Prison extinguished

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- July 12, 2020

-15 prisoners injured, no deaths -All prisoners accounted for DPI, Guyana, Sunday, July 12, 2020 The Guyana Police Force (GPF) ... Read More

President Granger visits injured GDF ranks

President Granger visits injured GDF ranks

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 22, 2020

- Investigation launched into cause of explosion; fireworks display cancelled Georgetown, Guyana (February 22, 2020): President David Granger, this afternoon, ... Read More

Guyana strengthening chemical management

Guyana strengthening chemical management

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- January 21, 2020

―Oil and gas sector among new stakeholders DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 A two-day workshop is being hosted by ... Read More

EMTs equipped to provide better pre-hospital care

EMTs equipped to provide better pre-hospital care

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- November 27, 2019

 − to accident, other victims in emergencies  − offering improved Pre-Hospital Trauma and Life Support Service   DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.