All about Fire Department

By Edition On Monday, October 15th, 2018

Fire Department was busy last weekend

WILLEMSTAD - The rainy weather of last weekend gave the fire department enough work. 12 times it had to be dispatched because of fallen trees by a road or on roofs of houses. Houses were flooded at 6 addresses and More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Smoke at Goisco

WILLEMSTAD - The wholesale giant Goisco had to keep its doors closed yesterday after a fire alarm in the early morning. Upon arrival of the fire department, there was smoke coming out of the kitchen area. One of More...

By Edition On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Roofs suffer from strong wind

WILLEMSTAD - The fire brigade had to be dispatched several times this weekend because of the strong wind. So strong that roofs were ripped off from houses. This happened on the St. Annaweg in Parera and at a house More...

carnivals route
By Edition On Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Elderly must move because of Carnival

WILLEMSTAD - The carnival route has been inspected for safety this week. Two houses have received special attention because of the dilapidated state. An 85-year-old woman lives in one of those houses. She may have More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Children’s firework “grenade” banned

WILLEMSTAD - The 'Small Grenade' has been taken out of circulation. It is a small firework that is specially made for young children. But during tests by the fire department, it turned out that the firework exploded More...

By Edition On Friday, December 9th, 2016

Sad moment for downtown; fire destroys two stores in Otrabanda

WILLEMSTAD – Fire raged last night around 23:00 in downtown Otrabanda. It destroyed two stores in Main Street; Kris Kross and Favorite Shop. It didn’t take long for the flames to engulf the two buildings. The More...

gunpowder storage
By Edition On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Gunpowder warehouse still does not meet necessary requirements

WILLEMSTAD - The temporary location of the gunpowder warehouse at Brievengat is unsafe. That can be deduced from news coverage of the Caribbean Network. Three years after the big fireworks in Anasa there is still More...

Fire Brievengat
By Edition On Monday, May 12th, 2014

Large fire in industrial Brievengat area

WILLEMSTAD - In the night from Saturday to Sunday there was a large fire, which destroyed four warehouses in the industrial area in Brievengat. One of the warehouses was from Building Depot. The main store was also More...