June 17, 2021

12 PM UPDATE: Cayman Islands Fire Service respond to Landfill Fire

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Crews from the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) are tackling a large fire at the George Town landfill site. The fire is contained to the metals area where CIFS are working to establish four points of attack using defensive firefighting tactics and safe systems of work. A […]

Cayman Islands Fire Service respond to Landfill Fire

The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) were called to the George Town landfill site around 9:45am today, Thursday, 25 March, following a fire detected in the metals area. Crews are working with the Department of Environmental Health to create fire breaks and bring the situation under control.  Children have been sent home from the Cayman International School.  Residents […]

Cayman: Improvements underway at CIFS in Sister Islands

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – As part of the government’s broader strategy to modernise the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS), Cayman Brac and Little Cayman fire stations are benefiting from new equipment and facilities.  “From the beginning, this administration prioritised investment in the Fire Service to ensure that it was well equipped to provide world class, safe and […]

Cayman Islands Fire Service Extinguishes Windsor Park Brush Fire

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service has overnight extinguished the large brush fire that began in the Windsor Park area yesterday afternoon (Friday 12 March 2021). A small flare-up earlier this morning was addressed by a crew on standby. No other issues have been reported and the area will be monitored throughout […]

Cayman: Windsor Park brush fire

UPDATE: CIFS Bring Windsor Park Brush Fire Under Control Friday March 12 2021 CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service has brought a brush fire in the Windsor Park area under control and to a near conclusion. Crews will remain on the scene until it is deemed there is no further risk to […]

Hyundai Motor Group breaks ground on first overseas fuel cell system plant in Guangzhou

The Group’s first overseas fuel cell system facility, HTWO Guangzhou, breaks ground today Guangdong Province secretary Li Xi, Guangdong Province Governor Ma Xing Rui and Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Euisun Chung attended the virtual groundbreaking ceremony HTWO Guangzhou will initially produce 6,500 fuel cell systems per year and aims to gradually increase capacity in line […]

Types of firewood you can burn this Winter

When it comes to making a fire, there are a few key elements that you can consider to ensure that it is as lively as possible. The first thing you want to do is consider the location of the fire pit itself. If you make the fire in an area where it can easily be […]

Cayman: DEH urges community to safely dispose of batteries

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS)- Last week (Thursday, 18 February, 2021) a small fire, caused by a phone battery, occurred at the George Town Landfill. Thanks to the quick actions of the team at the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) the battery was isolated and the fire extinguished. This is the third incident in which a fire at […]

CIFS Coast Guard Training

Cayman: CIFS Facilitates Coast Guard Training CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Members of the Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) took part in a three-day training course last week, beginning on Tuesday, 9 February 2021, to learn essential firefighting skills from the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS). Sixteen CICG recruits were trained in the proper use of fire extinguishers, […]

Cayman: Two fire officers to sue government over incident on Cayman Brac

After it was revealed that an accident involving a fire truck overturning was due to a rusty bolt, the two fire officers, Jason Phelan McCoy and Garfield Marcelo Ritch who were injured, have been given leave to sue. The incident happened on 5th  Jan. 2017 at he Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac. Both […]