Under the Fire Safety and Protection Programme, the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development will be building a new state of the art fire station in St. Thomas in 2020/21. New fire stations are also slated for the parishes of St. Mary and St. James.
Additionally, four fire stations are to be renovated in Black River; Falmouth; Ocho Rios and St. Ann’s Bay.
The information was disclosed by Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, as he delivered the 2020/2021 Throne Speech at the State Opening of Parliament, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.