Atlanta Fire Department to train 15 firefighters from Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay’s Mayor Homer Davis (centre), along with Chief of the Atlanta Fire and Rescue (2nd right) pose for a photograph with (L-R) Montego Bay Councilor Dwight Crawford, Chairman of the Montego Bay Sister Cities Committee Fred Smith, Deputy Chief of Atlanta’s Fire and Rescue Dr Byron Kennedy and Chairman of the Atlanta Montego Bay Sister Cities Committee, Dr Yvonne Smith. Photo by Derrick Scott

By Derrick Scott

ATLANTA, USA — The Atlanta Fire and Rescue Department has offered to train 15 firefighters from the St James Fire Department in Jamaica, in an extensive six-week training program in Atlanta, Georgia.

The offer was announced by Atlanta’s Fire Chief, Randall Slaughter, during a meeting with mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis and his delegation, at the fire…

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