9th August 2016, 8:33am Press Release
In the middle of the day last Wednesday, the fire chief’s bright red SUV was spotted speeding down North Sound Road with emergency lights ablaze, heading to what had been reported as a structure fire.
As a Public Authority, the Cayman Islands Fire Service complies with the Freedom of Information Law, 2007.
The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) is primarily a fire fighting and rescue service. There are currently 3 stations in Grand Cayman, located in West Bay, George Town, and Frank Sound. There is 1 in Cayman Brac and 1 in Little Cayman.
Enforcement of Cayman Islands fire prevention code and fire prevention section of the fire brigade law for all commercial development.
The aim of the Aerodrome section is to save lives in the event of an aircraft accident or incident.
The aim of the Domestic section is to deal with all other fire situations, to save lives in the event of an accident or incident, building collapses, road accidents, situations requiring rescue techniques and tools such as Jaws of Life.
Handles all emergency communications and is connected directly to Air Traffic Control, 911, RCIPS, CUC, the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Stations in efforts to avert any calamity.
Fire Safety inspections, Building Inspections, Tourist Accommodation inspections and Government Buildings inspections.