Friday, May 24, 2024

National Fire Service

Police release Pedro’s Hotel and Inn arson suspect

Arson is the suspected cause of the fire at Pedro’s Hotel and Inn, which led to the apprehension of a male individual for questioning. The suspect remained in police custody for a couple of days, but according to reliable reports, on Wednesday, May 26th, he was released.

Building Unit Awareness workshop held in San Pedro Town

The Ministry of Housing and its partners are hosting workshops throughout the municipalities in Belize, engaging local building authorities and stakeholders in the construction sector.

Ambergris Caye welcomes the Special Olympics Torch

The Special Olympics Belize Torch was hosted in San Pedro Town by the island’s police formation after arriving on Tuesday, December 3rd. The following day it was paraded through the main streets of town by members of the police department, the San Pedro Town Council and students from different schools.

Caye Caulker fire leaves one dead and several families homeless on Independence Day

A fire on Caye Caulker in the early morning of Independence Day has left one dead and as many as 16 people homeless.

New Fire Chief says National Fire Service must be Adequately Equipped and Proactive

Belize’s New Fire Chief, Colin Gillett, having completed a tour of most of the National Fire Service’s facilities countrywide, says he is determined to have the service adequately equipped and proactive in executing its essential function of keeping Belize safe from fires and explosive hazards.

BTL to donate fire trucks to San Pedro Fire Department

The announcement was made on Wednesday, August 29th by BTL’s Chief Executive Officer Rochus Schreiber, who confirmed to the media that the trucks have already been identified and are expected to be delivered to San Pedro before Christmas.

A fire south of San Pedro Town destroys wooden home.

Fire destroys a single-family home in San Pablo, no injuries reported.

Fire Chief Visits Belizeans Studying in Virginia, USA & Meets Fire Chief of Hanover County

Belize’s Fire Chief, Ted Smith, visited two Belizean firefighters studying in Virginia, USA who are attending a six-month training course at the Hanover Fire Academy on scholarships from the Belize National Fire Service. Smith also meet with Jethro Piland, Chief of the Hanover County Fire and EMS (Emergency Medical Support) Department in the State of Virginia.