April 11, 2021

Cayman: Improvements underway at CIFS in Sister Islands

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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: New equipment helps CIFS on the road

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – New equipment has arrived at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) designed to tackle road traffic collisions.             Four complete sets of Holmatro road rescue hydraulic cutting and spreading tools, with associated modern road traffic collision extrication equipment, were added to the inventory of the CIFS this month. The equipment is now […]

Cayman: DEH and CIFS working to tackle landfill fire

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Smoke found to be issuing from area near top of landfill following 7.30 a.m. report this morning. ·         Small amounts of smoke may be visible at times. ·         There is no immediate risk to public safety. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Department of Environmental Health (DEH) and Cayman Island Fire Service (CIFS) crews are working to resolve an incident […]

Cayman: New Divisional Managers for CIFS

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The Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of three Caymanians as the new Divisional Managers for the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS). Mr. Dwight Randy Rankin is the Divisional Manager for Domestic and Mr. Whitman Tatum is the Divisional Manager for Aviation; both gentlemen are based in Grand […]

Cayman: RCIPS, DCI and CIFS conduct safety checks of liquor licensed premises

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From RCIPS This past Friday, 19 July, RCIPS officers joined with staff from the Department of Commerce and Investment and the Cayman Islands Fire Service to conduct checks of liquor-licensed premises in George Town. The objective of the checks was to determine whether the establishments were meeting the requirements of their liquor licenses, and in […]

Promoting a culture of leadership development for the Cayman Islands Fire Service

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As part of its on-going commitment to staff training and development, the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs circulated a notice inviting expressions of interest from all frontline personnel at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) in relation to participating in coaching for the positions of Captain and Lieutenant on 23 […]

Cayman Islands Fire Service responds to landfill fire

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From Department of Environmental Health GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has successfully contained the small fire that erupted at the George Town Landfill this morning (Wednesday, 6 February 2019). The Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) received the 9-11 call at 8:09 a.m. Fire officers with the Central Fire Station arrived […]

Cayman Islands: Statement on Fire Service incident/46-year-old-man charged with Rape and Threats to Kill, 31 December

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Statement on Fire Service incident Following a report by Cayman Marl Road on 27 December 2018, the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs can confirm that the Director-General of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) was informed of the alleged incident, by Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Hails on 12th December 2018. The […]

Small fire quickly extinguished at Cayman Islands Northward prison

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From the Cayman Islands Fire Service and Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service Grand Cayman (GIS) –The public are advised that yesterday evening (Thursday, 11 October 2018) a resident at HMP Northward lit a small fire within the cell of which he was the sole occupant. The fire was quickly extinguished by prison staff. As […]

Cayman Islands police investigating Prospect fire as an Act of Arson, 23 August

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From RCIPS Just after 8:25PM on Tuesday, 21 August, officers from the RCIPS and CIFS were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a fire at a residence on Almond Avenue in Prospect. They Cayman Islands Fire Service attended the location and extinguished the blaze. No one was injured during the fire. […]