Opening and Handing-over of the Port Maria Fire Station, St. Mary on Friday, January 13, 2023.

The new Port Maria Fire Station, built at a cost of $258 million, was officially opened and handed over on Friday (Jan.13, 2023), bringing improved fire and emergencies services to more than 100,000 Jamaicans.
The brand-new facility, spread over a four-building compound, can accommodate up to 80 firefighters and boasts an administrative block, engine bays, male and female dormitories, a conference room, two fire trucks, and emergency management services. It will serve 48 communities in and around the St. Mary capital.