Training at Juancho Yrausquin Airport – Joint Saba Statia fire training

On Wednesday March 26th The Caribbean Netherlands Fire Brigade consisting of firemen from Saba and St Eustatius held a joint aircraft fire fighting training at the Juancho Yrausquin Airport on Saba. During this one day training firemen from both islands were trained in tactics and techniques with regards to combatting aircraft fire fighting. A second group of firemen from Statia will travel to Saba on Friday, March 28th for a similar training. According to Local Commander of the Caribbean Netherlands Fire Brigade on Saba, Julio Every: "I consider this a great opportunity for all involved since we learn from our combined knowledge, experience and expertise. The training session is of great value to both teams on a whole especially to the newcomers within the Fire Brigade".