Jamaica Fire Brigade

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The Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) is a Department of the Ministry of Local Government of Jamaica and is the fire brigade of Jamaica. It was established in Kingston in 1871.[1]


The brigade is split into an Administrative Branch and an Operations Branch each headed by a Deputy Commissioner.[2][3] The Operations Branch is organised into organised in four areas, each commanded by an Assistant Commissioner, and each have a number of divisions within them for a total of 13 divisions across the brigade. Within each division there are between one and six stations for a brigade wide total of 33.[2] The Brigade has 98 fire engines and 58 Utility vehicles.[4]


  1. ^ "Jamaica Fire Brigade - History". Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Jamaica Fire Brigade - Operations Branch". Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jamaica Fire Brigade - Administrative Branch". Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jamaica Fire Brigade". Retrieved 1 February 2014. 

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