Tag Archives: Guyana Fire Service

5 buildings burnt in West Coast Berbice; road users urged to be cautious

At least five buildings on Bush Lot public road, West Coast Berbice were burning Monday night, the Guyana Fire Service said. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known. The Fire Service asked commuters passing through that area to “exercise caution and traverse safely” because of thick smoke. According to the Fire Service, 20 firefighters from Onverwagt, Mahaica and ...

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Fireworks explosion that injured soldiers “completely unexpected” -Granger

President David Granger Saturday afternoon said a fireworks explosion that injured nine soldiers was not expected as they are highly trained and safety measures were used. “The Defence Board and the Defence Force will ensure that every possible measure [is in place] for the recovery of the injured soldiers. I have spoken with the families. It is something which is ...

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US Coast Guard continuing to boost Guyana’s maritime security capacity

The Guyana’s Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) is benefiting from the expertise of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for a capacity building workshop on Port Safety Management. The first such training exercise in Guyana – a three-day seminar – opened Monday morning at Regency Suites, Georgetown. Participants include port facility security officers and representatives of the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) ...

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