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Paraguay

Mission 68 - 2019

Mission 68 was our 20th mission to Paraguay.The team, working with the Junta National de Cuerpos de Bomberos Voluntarious del Paraguay trained over 110 firefighters in Incident Command, safe working at heights and road traffic collision procedures. The team also visited 22 fire stations throughout the country to better understand the needs and requirements. 

David Kay - Scottish Fire & Rescue Service

Dave Wishart - Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Fraser Watson - Omniserv 

  

Mission 65 - 2018

David Kay - Scottish Fire & Rescue Service

Jake Anderson - Dumfires & Galloway Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Kevin Tong - Fife Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

    

Mission 61 - 2017

Jake Anderson - Dumfires & Galloway Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Joe Hislop - Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service

Sandy Gillespie - Scottish Fire & Rescue Service

John Greenfield - Hart Medical Services

  

Mission 59 - 2016

David Kay - Scottish Fire & Rescue Service 

Kenny Forbes - Scottish Fire & Rescue (Rtd)

  

Mission 57 - 2015

Jake Anderson - Dumfires & Galloway Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Billy Mackenzie - Scottish Fire & Rescue Service

Graeme Dobie - Scottish Fire & Rescue Service

 

Mission 55 - 2014

This mission to Paraguay was a techical training mission to carry out repair and maintenence work on vehicles and equipment and train personnel to carry out on servicing of vehicles and breathing apparatus equipment. The team consisted of:

Trevor Brady - Mines Rescue Service

Gordon Stewart - Fife Fire & Rescue (Rtd)

  

Mission 52 - 2014

David Kay - Scottish Fire & Rescue Service

Gordon Stewart - Fife Fire & Rescue (Rtd)

Jake Anderson - Dumfries & Galloway Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

George Davies - Fife Fire & Rescue Service/Scottish Fire Service College (Rtd)

  

Mission 48 - 

Dougie Brown - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

  

Mission 46 - 

David Kay - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

  

Mission 41 - 2012

  

Mission 36 - 2011

David Kay - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Jake Anderson - Dumfries & Galloway Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Jim Mcdonald - Fife Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

  

Mission 32 - 2010

Jake Anderson - Dumfries & Galloway Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Jim Mcdonald - Fife Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Gary Johnstone - Dundee Airport Fire & Rescue Service/Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Charlie Gill - Mines Rescue Service

  

Mission 27 - 2009

Mission 27 was a mission to continue support to the Junta National de Cuerpos de Bomberos Voluntarious del Paraguay. The team carried out training on general firefighting, road traffic collision and aviation firefighting techniques. Two members of the team also carried out an assessment of an area in Argentina to start support. (Mission 28)

David Kay - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Gary Johnstone - Dundee Airport Fire & Rescue Service/Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Tom McLucas - Fife Fire & Rescue Service Rtd

Gordon Stewart - Fife Fire & Rescue Service Rtd

  

Mission 23 

David Kay - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Jake Anderson - Dumfries & Galloway Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Jim Mcdonald - Fife Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

  

Mission 16 

David Kay - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Jim Mcdonald - Fife Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Trevor Brady - Mines Rescue Service

Marc Gibson - Dundee Airport Fire & Rescue Service

  

Mission 13

   

Mission 10 - 2005

This mission carried out training on various up to day techniques including Incident Command Procedures, a relatively new concept for Paraguay, especially with the multiple fire services in operation. Other training on Breathing Apparatus, RTC and practical exercises to pull all the training together.

David Kay - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Jim Mcdonald - Fife Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

David Hume - Edinburgh Airport Fire & Rescue Service

  

Mission 08 - 2005

Our third mission to Paraguay carried out training on RTC, casualty handling, breathing apparatus and Haz Mat.

Tam McLucas - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Kevin Reid - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Steven Nicole - Edinburgh Airport Fire & Rescue Service

  

Mission 07 - 2005

This mission was based around the donation of our 11th vehicle which was a donated Meteor airpprt light foam tender called Spirit of Edinburgh. Training was carried out on the vehicle as well as firefighting and breathing apparatus training with over 150 firefighters.

David Kay - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

David Hume - Edinburgh Airport Fire & Rescue Service

William Graham - Edinburgh Airport Fire Service (Rtd)

  

Mission 06 - 2004

Our first mission to Paraguay where we followed a container of much needed equipment including hydraulic rescue equipment, breathing apparatus, PPE and ladders.

David Kay - Fife Fire & Rescue Service

Jim Mcdonald - Fife Fire & Rescue Service (Rtd)

Trevor Brady - Mines Rescue Service

Kevin Reid - Fife Fire & Rescue Service