Let’s Do It Malta Clean-up – Sep 2017
On 16th September, Corps’ members participated in the national cleaning campaign organised by Let’s Do It Malta. Members assisted in the cleaning up of the picturesque bay of Fomm ir-Riħ, Mġarr. Access to this bay is via a rough, tricky and sometimes steep pathway and because of this terrain, our members…
Fire Cover Duty at Naxxar Feast – Sep 2017
St John Rescue Corps fire crew was on duty during the festa weekend of the Nativity of Our Lady at Naxxar.
Lifeguard Cover during St Julian’s Feast – Aug 2017
St John Rescue Corps provided first aid and lifeguard cover during the village feast of St Julian’s. The ‘Ġostra’, is a traditional game which stretches back to the Middle Ages, during which participants scrabble their way to the top of a 20m greasy pole to retrieve flags. This challenge is…
BBQ Fundraising Event – Aug 2017
The St John Rescue Corps organised its annual BBQ at the Fort on Saturday 26th August. This fundraising event was very well attended by Corps’ members, their relatives and friends. The night would not have been complete without the pleasant entertainment by The Velveteens and audio and visual sponsor by M-Gas Sound Company….
Clean-up – Aug 2017
On Sunday the 6th of August St John Rescue Corps members assisted a clean-up event at Baħar iċ-Cagħaq as life guards and first-aiders. This event, organised by Mr Cane Vella, was a snorkeling clean-up.
Donation of Rescue Vehicles – Jul 2017
On Saturday 22nd July The Vice Chairman of the Merseyside Fire Authority, Councillor Leslie T Byrom, presided over the ceremony during which two vehicles were donated to St John Rescue Corps by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Services. One of the vans is equipped with a compressed air foam system for…
St John’s Day Commemoration – July 2017
On the 1st July, St John Rescue Corps commemorated St John’s Day at Valletta. During this event the general public followed rescue demonstrations. Rescue vehicles and equipment were on display during the event. Her Excellency Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta, attended the event which was organised by St John Malta….
Fire Emergency at Sant’Antnin Waste Treatment Plant – May 2017
Twenty-eight St John Rescue Corps firefighters spent the afternoon and entire night of the 22nd May working together with Civil Protection Malta to control and exhaust the fierce fires at Sant’Antnin Waste Treatment Plant at M’Scala.
Training Camp – Apr-May 2017
During the long-weekend between Friday the 29th of April and Monday the 1st of May, more than 30 operational Corps’ members took part in an intensive three-day training camp. This training camp took place in Verdala and it simulated a local medium-term deployment mission during which a temporary base of…
Fire Emergency – April 2017
On Friday 28th of April, St John Rescue Corps was called out to assist the Civil Protection Malta in tackling a large fire which was consuming a recycling factory in Ħal Far industrial area. The smoke arising from the fire could be seen from localities which were miles away from this incident….