Philsbert Samuel named as fire officer of the year
Supervisor of the administrative unit of the Dominica Fire and Ambulance Services Department Philsbert Samuel has been named as the fire officer of the year.
The disclosure was made by the Chief Fire Officer of the Dominica Fire and Ambulance Services Department Mr. Josiah Dupuis at a press conference held at the Roseau Fire station on Thursday January 13th, 2011.
While giving an overview of the fire department’s work data for 2010, Mr. Dupuis said that they have recorded an increase in the number of calls as they responded to a total of 313 calls in 2010 compared to the 187 calls that they responded to in 2009.
The five fire officers who participated in the first ever Fire Department Annual Challenge were also awarded for their participation.
Jeremy Aguiste emerged victorious while Terry Auguiste came in second.