Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, says approximately $50-million will be allocated to the Jamaica Fire Brigade to improve the working conditions of firefighters.

The Minister was speaking last week at a special meeting of officers of Municipal Corporations islandwide at the Hyatt Ziva hotel in St.James.

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Mr. Mckenzie, who has portfolio responsibility for the Jamaica Fire Brigade, says funds will also be allocated to provide additional training for firefighters.

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Meanwhile, Commissioner for the Jamaica Fire Brigade, Raymond Spencer says they’ve recently trained members to improve its response to disasters.

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