Tag: Guyana Fire Service

Minister Benn says more diversity needed in security forces

Minister Benn says more diversity needed in security forces

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- September 10, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn, MP, said there is a need for more diverse personnel to man the security ... Read More

Guyana Fire Service conducts “Get Ready” Operation

Guyana Fire Service conducts “Get Ready” Operation

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- August 22, 2021

Home Affairs Minister, Robeson Benn, MP, was today part of a “Get Ready” exercise with members of the Guyana Fire ... Read More

Five fire trucks handed over to GFS

Five fire trucks handed over to GFS

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- August 12, 2021

The Guyana Fire Service has received five fire trucks from the Ministry of Home Affairs to enhance its capacity. Minister ... Read More

Fire mains and hydrants to be re-established – Minister Benn

Fire mains and hydrants to be re-established – Minister Benn

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- July 28, 2021

-Durban Park confirmed for relocation of Central Fire Station Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn, MP, says fire mains and ... Read More

Central Fire Station to be relocated to Durban Park

Central Fire Station to be relocated to Durban Park

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 15, 2021

Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn says the Ministry has identified the Durban Park area as the site for ... Read More

Trained firefighters for Mabaruma, Mahdia and Lethem

Trained firefighters for Mabaruma, Mahdia and Lethem

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 11, 2021

The towns of Mabaruma, Mahdia and Lethem will, for the first time, have trained firefighters to man the newly built ... Read More

$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

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.