Directorate: Health and Public Safety

Functions of Fire & Rescue Service:

  • Fire inspections
  • Fire investigations
  • Fire training
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire fighting
  • Rescue and recovery

Services provided to the Public:

  • The Section services the vast BCMM area & Region when dealing with hazardous incidents
  • Responding to motor vehicle incidents
  • Conducting fire related training and awareness: The training section of the Fire & Rescue Service is internationally accredited & recognised
  • Despatching of relevant vehicles to attend to the suppression of fires
  • Handling of hazardous material incidents
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Maintaining a 24hr Resource Control Centre
  • Water Rescue