Fire & Emergency

Marc Residents Arrest Two Individuals After Suspected Arson

Marc residents arrested two individuals Friday night in connection with a suspected arson involving a vehicle at in their community. The two suspects were later handed over to the police. A video of the vehicle on fire was posted on social...

Saint Lucia Fire Service Receives Donation Of Two Fire Trucks

Press Release:- The Department of External Affairs will on Friday July 3rd participate in a handing over ceremony for two fire trucks recently shipped from Canada.  The trucks were donated by Firefighters Without Borders (FWB) to the Saint Lucia Fire...

Over A Dozen Persons Injured In Two Separate Road Accidents

A total of 16 individuals sustained injuries as a result of  two separate road accidents between Saturday and Sunday, the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says. Emergency services also report responding to a report of a shooting, a physical assault...

Guyana: Family Of Three Perish In Fire

A family of three died during a fire in an apartment complex in Guyana, local reports say. According to Stabroek News, the fire broke out Saturday night. The newspaper identified the dead as  Dawall Ifill, 14, his mother Beverly Miller, 40,...

Baby Suffers Burns In Coolie Town Fire

A baby suffered burns in a Coolie Town fire Sunday night and four persons were injured when two vehicles collided at La Fargue, Choiseul on Saturday. Fire service officials say the one-year old male and a 62 year old man...

Saint Lucia Observes 72nd Anniversary Of Devastating Castries Fire

Press Release:-  Today marks the seventy-second (72) anniversary of the most devastating fire which occurred on our island, St. Lucia. On June 19, 1948, a fire swept through the city walls of Castries destroying seventy-five percent (75%) the business...

Soufriere Bush Fires Rage From Morning To Past Midnight – Ladera Resort Threatened

Five bush fires raged for hours Thursday in Soufriere, before firefighters eventually brought them under control. Deputy Fire Chief George Victorin disclosed that the first fire call was received about 9.00 am. "The last operation was completed after midnight," he told...

Toddlers Rescued As Fire Leaves 30 Homeless In Jamaica

Jamaica Observer:- A cry for help from a little girl alerted 16-year-old Jermaine Brown to the fact that a baby was trapped inside a house as fire engulfed a tenement yard on Pink Lane, downtown Kingston, yesterday afternoon. “Mi see black...

EMTs Urge Saint Lucians To Help Them Save Lives

A call has gone out to Saint Lucians to help Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) to save lives during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The call comes from the Coordinator for Emergency Medical Service in the Northern Division of the Saint Lucia...

Castries Fire Leaves Three Homeless

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says two houses were affected in an early morning fire at La Clery, Castries, leaving  three people homeless. According to the SLFS, someone called in relation to the fire about 2.39 am. "Two residential homes...

Fire In Abandoned Building In Castries

Firefighters responded Thursday afternoon to a report of a fire in an abandoned building on Bridge Street, Castries. The Saint Lucia Fire Service says it received an emergency call about 4.37 pm. Fire Service spokeswoman Stacy Joseph disclosed that the fire...

Major ‘Inaccessible’ Bush Fire Burning In Soufriere

Firefighters and Soufriere residents say that a major bush fire has been burning in Soufriere since weekend. "It started Friday but yesterday was the real deal, all through the night and it looks like the entire mountain will burn because...

Firefighters Respond to Bush Fire Near Sulphur Springs Park

Soufriere firefighters responded Sunday night to a bus fire near the Sulphur Springs Park, but were impeded in accessing the blaze by the surrounding terrain and location of the fire. Fire Service spokeswoman Stacy Joseph said the incident occurred about...

Fire Service Reports 49 Bush, Rubbish Fire Calls Calls During Weekend

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) continues to express concern over bush and rubbish fires. Leading Firefighter Stacy Joseph told reporters Tuesday that  the SLFS received 52 weekend fire calls. Joseph said 49 related to bush and rubbish fires. "No one was...

VIDEO: Bread Delivery Vehicle Goes Up In Flames In Castries

A bread delivery vehicle went up in flames at Sunny Acres, Castries Thursday afternoon. According to the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS), the incident occurred about 5.00 pm. A SLFS official told St Lucia Times that the vehicle was completely destroyed. The...

‘Suspicious’ Fire Destroys Documents At Old Police Building In Castries

A 'suspicious' fire Tuesday morning destroyed several old documents at the unoccupied  former police headquarters building on Bridge Street, Castries, emergency officials say. Deputy Fire Chief George Victorin told St Lucia Times that firefighters were summoned to the scene about...

10 Year Old Found ‘Unresponsive’ After Report Of Drowning In Saltibus

A 10 year old male was found in an unresponsive condition when emergency services responded to a report of a drowning at Jetrine, Saltibus, it has been reported. Officials disclosed that Fire Officers from Crash Fire Hall - Vieux Fort...

Firefighters Battle Major Bush Fire In Vieux Fort

Firefighters fought a major bush fire in Vieux Fort for some four hours Thursday evening before bringing it under control, the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) says. An SLFS official told St Lucia Times it appears that the fire was...

Six Homeless In Dennery Fire

Six people are homeless as a result of a fire at New Field, Dennery, emergency officials say. The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) confirmed that the blaze occurred about noon on Saturday. The Dennery Fire station responded with  fire truck and...

Two Abandoned Houses Destroyed In La Clery Fire

Two abandoned houses were devoured by fire Wednesday afternoon at La Clery, the Saint Lucia Fire Service says. The fire occurred  after 1:00 pm in Frankie Lane, one of the lanes a short distance away from the Patricia D. James...

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