June 17, 2021

Two fires spark proper battery disposal reminder

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has been mobilised to the George Town landfill site this week for two unrelated small fires. At a mixed waste facility, there is an ever-present risk of ignition when materials are disposed of together. In particular, the disposal of electronic items and batteries in the general garbage can […]

Cayman: CIFS respond to fire at Landfill

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) is responding to an incident at the George Town landfill this evening, Tuesday, 19 January.  CIFS crews were dispatched just before 7pm when open flames were observed from the top of the landfill. CIFS crews have worked hard with DEH colleagues to extinguish the small fire. They […]

Cayman: CIFS facilitates regiment training

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Members of the Cayman Islands Regiment (CIR) received a full day of firefighting training from the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) on Saturday, 5 December.  Over 50 CIR officers were trained on the use of fire extinguishers and breathing apparatus, search and rescue capabilities, hose running and motor vehicle accident extrication. “When working […]

Cayman: Fire Service 5K nets $5500 for charity

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Fire Services 5K Charity Walk held this morning (Monday, 23 November 2020) raised CI$5,500 to benefit the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre. Five fire officers wearing breathing apparatus, 12 firefighter recruits and a small support team, collected CI$4,000 en route from Government Administration Building in George Town to Government House on West Bay Road. Officers […]

Cayman: CIFS Officers Honoured

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Following a year which has seen members of first response agencies continuously tested to extraordinarily levels, fire officers from the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) were recognised in an appreciation reception on Thursday, 12 November. The evening’s event was well attended by off-duty fire officers from across the three islands. Also in attendance […]

IKEA launches OSYNLIG

IKEA launches OSYNLIG collection in collaboration with Ben Gorham, Byredo founder Collaborating with one of the best in the world of scents, Ben Gorham at Byredo,IKEA explores Invisible Design – the idea that it’s not just what your home looks like that affects how it makes you feel.  The result is OSYNLIG, a collection of […]

Cayman: Man charged with Arson in relation to Business Centre fire

From RCIPS Nov 10 2020 A man, age 35 of George Town, has been formally charged with Arson, in relation to the fire which occurred at the RCIPS Business Centre at Windjammer Plaza on Monday, 26 October. He has also been charged with Arson in relation to another incident which occurred on 13 August, where […]

Cayman: Structure Fire in Hirst Road, 3 November -UPDATE

From RCIPS UPDATE: Roadway Now Open Further to the below press release Hirst Road has now been cleared and is open to the public. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident. Enquires are being conducted to establish the cause of the fire. Police and other emergency services have been dispatched to […]

Cayman: Police Investigate Fire at RCIPS Business Centre in George Town

At about 8:40PM Monday, 26 October, officers responded to a report of a fire at the RCIPS Business Center located at Windjammer Plaza on Walkers Road. The Cayman Islands Fire Service attended the location and extinguished the fire. No one was injured in the incident.   The fire is being treated as a criminal act […]

Bronco, Filson to support forest firefighters, National Forest Foundation; Reveal Bronco + Filson Wildland Fire Rig concept

Ford’s Bronco® brand and Filson, the rugged outdoor outfitter, join forces to celebrate wildland firefighters and support the National Forest Foundation, unveiling the Bronco + Filson Wildland Fire Rig concept and limited-edition outdoor gear to help fund reforestation and forest preservation Bronco + Filson Wildland Fire Rig concept combines firefighting equipment with rugged materials crafted by […]