From April 17th to May 5th, 2017, the Caribbean Netherlands Fire Department organized the Aircraft Fire Fighting programme at fireman level.
There were 10 candidates participating, including 8 candidates from BKCN, from which 3 were from Saba, 2 from Statia and 3 from Bonaire. There were also 2 candidates from the Fire Department (CAP), Curacao. The training was provided by two instructors of the BKCN, Albert Hoek and Glenn Rosaria and consisted of a theory and a practical part. For both parts, an exam had to be taken. BKCN is pleased to announce that the Aircraft Firefighting program at fireman level has been completed with a 100% graduation rate.
Currently, BKCN is preparing for the program Commander Aircraft Firefighting, which will start at the end of May.