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Firefighters show off rescue skills at drills display

THE Basseterre Bay Road came alive on Friday (May 4) with members of the St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Service (SKNFRS) showing off their safety skills in a drill competition.
This competition came as part of their annual week of activities to mark International Firefighters’ Day which was celebrated on Friday as well.The competition played out in four categories the One Man Drill (male and female divisions), the Five Man Drill and the Endurance Drill.
Their speed was tested in the One Man Drill where a member of each team had to roll out a fire hose, connect it to the fire truck, run to the end of the hose and attach the nozzle before the water escapes. Basseterre took the lead in the male division with a time of 21.95 seconds while RLB.


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