Fire & Emergency

SLFS Responds To Vehicles On Fire At Bois D’Orange, Vieux Fort Gas Station Incident

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) responded after receiving distress calls relating to vehicles on fire at Bois D' Orange and a smoke alarm alert at the Southern Taxi Gas station...

Three Hospitalised After Shooting In Castries, Physical Assault In Vieux Fort

A Castries shooting incident and a physical assault in Vieux Fort landed two men and a woman in the hospital. On Sunday at approximately 6:36 pm, emergency personnel from the Saint Lucia...

Saint Lucians Called On To Show Appreciation For Firefighters

Declaring that the role of firefighters requires commitment, dedication, and sacrifice, a senior Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) official has invited citizens to demonstrate appreciation for those emergency responders. Station Officer Fernando...

SLFS Responds To Tapion Blaze, Finds Woman ‘Void Of Vital Signs’

Firefighters responding to an early morning blaze at Tapion, Castries, found a 75-year-old woman who exhibited no vital signs in the building. Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) spokeswoman Annia Mitchel said officers...

Jamaica Police Probe Scotiabank ATM Explosion

Local reports say Jamaica police have confirmed that a man sustained injuries in an explosion at the automated teller machine (ATM) section of a Scotiabank branch in Port Antonio, Portland, Saturday...

Pickup Truck Bursts Into Flames In Soufriere – No Injuries Reported

Officers at the Soufriere fire station responded Thursday at 7:41 pm to a vehicle fire at Bois Den, Soufriere, and found the four-door vehicle fully engulfed in flames. The firefighters put out...

Fire Destroys Wooden House At Goodlands

A wooden house at Goodlands, Castries, measuring approximately 16 X 26 feet went up in flames Tuesday about 10:27 pm, the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says. SLFS spokeswoman Annia Mitchel disclosed...

SLFS Records 28 Weekend Fire Calls, 136 Ambulance Responses

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) recorded twenty-eight fire calls for the weekend of April 15-18 and engaged in 136 ambulance responses, spokeswoman Annia Mitchel has disclosed. According to Mitchel, thirteen of...

Fire Destroys Gros Islet House

On Tuesday morning a fire destroyed a concrete house at Beausejour, Gros Islet. Emergency responders from the Gros Islet fire station responded after receiving a distress call about 9:48 am. But when they...

Boat At Rodney Heights Goes Up In Flames

A boat at a private dock at Rodney Heights went up in flames Saturday, the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says. Emergency officials who received a distress call about 8:45 am said...

SLFS Responds To Report of Physical Assault In Castries

On Friday, the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) responded to a report of a physical assault in Castries near the Vendors Arcade and transported an injured man to the Mental Wellness...

Pierre Meets Marchand Fire Victims – Outlines Plans To Address Their Needs

Prime Minister and Castries East MP Philip J. Pierre held a meeting this week with victims of the recent fire in the George Charles Boulevard in his constituency, outlining plans to...

Castries Fire Leaves Eight Homeless

In Marchand, Castries, a Tuesday afternoon fire has left eight people homeless. The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) reported receiving a distress call at 4:26 pm and responding with two fire trucks...

WATCH: At Least Seven People Homeless After Soufriere Fire

At least seven people are homeless after a fire swept through a units at the beachfront near the Soufriere market, where some fishers either lived or stored their equipment, reports from...

Agard Residential Building Goes Up In Flames – Puppies Saved

On Friday night, a residential building at Agard, Morne Du Don, went up in flames. According to the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS), emergency personnel received a fire report at 7:00 pm...

12 Homeless In Guyana After Fire Caused By Lighted Candle

Guyana Chronicle:- TWELVE persons, including children, are now homeless after a fire destroyed their Cross Street, Werk-En-Rust home on Thursday evening. A statement from the fire department said the structure was a two-storey...

Babonneau Fire Station Suspends Emergency Responses

A staffing shortage has forced the Babonneau fire station to temporarily suspend emergency responses.  At the same time, a skeleton staff at the facility's control room is diverting distress calls to the...

Saint Lucia Fire Service Strengthens Core Competencies

Press Release:- The St. Lucia Fire Service is partnering with Global EMS on a programme aimed at the improvement of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provided by the Saint Lucia Fire Service. The training...

Unattended Cooking Blamed For Sunday’s Castries Fire

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says that unattended cooking caused Sunday's fire at a canteen in Upper Conway, Castries, threatening several nearby structures. "The occupant was cooking and left the fire...

New York Apartment Block Fire Kills 19

BBC News:- At least 19 people, including nine children, have died after a fire in a New York apartment building. Another 32 people were sent to hospital, several of whom are in a...

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