Dáil Éireann - Volume 376 - 16 December, 1987

Written Answers. - Dublin Fire Brigade Staff Training.

79. Mr. Boland asked the Minister for the Environment the percentage of Dublin Fire Brigade staff who have received training in the use of breathing apparatus; and the number of personnel available to run training courses.

Minister for the Environment (Mr. Flynn): I understand from Dublin Corporation that approximately 53 per cent of Dublin Fire Brigade staff (excluding those ineligible on health or age grounds) have been trained in the use of breathing apparatus.

The number of qualified instructors available in the Dublin Fire Brigade to run breathing apparatus courses is 23.