Dear Editor, So often we only have awful news to report. So often that seems the only thing we can see on the television or the internet. On the local level, we constantly hear about how ‘lax Bahamians does be.’ I have a bright spot to share. On September 22, …
A Disaster Preparedness Meeting was held to address the concerns of departmental heads at the Office of the Prime Minister on Aug. 23 with recently appointed Senior Deputy Family Island Administrator Maxine Duncombe chairing the meeting. Chief Superintendent of Police Kevin Mortimer was the first to outline several outstanding needs …
Abaco Crash Fire Rescue No Longer Responding to Emergencies at Venues Serving Alcohol, Chief Says for Volunteers Safety
In addressing concerns surrounding events held at the public beach in Treasure Cay, the Abaco Crash Fire Rescue (ACFR) department wants to make it clear to the Oversight Committee that they will not respond to emergencies at venues were alcohol is served and promoted for the safety of the volunteers who staff the department.
Supplies Checklist, Important Numbers and Shelter Locations for Hurricanes and Emergencies in Abaco.
Abaco Crash Fire & Rescue, headed by Chief Colin Albury in Treasure Cay, hosted a Handover Ceremony at their fire station on August 24. The department donated a fire truck along with fire equipment to the newly formed North Abaco Volunteer Fire Department. The new department will handle emergencies from Black Wood to Crown Haven. Treasure Cay also commissioned a new truck that day, as well. Special guests included high ranking national officials including: Bahamas Commissioner of Police – Ellison Greenslade, Assistant Commissioner – Emrick Seymour, Walter Evans – Director of Fire Services, Noel Curry – Abaco Superintendent of Police, and Wilson Delancy – Inspector & Officer in Charge of North Abaco.