HONOURS &   AWARDS
UNDER THE NATIONAL HONOURS AND AWARDS (MEDAL OF HONOUR) (JAMAICA FIRE BRIGADE) REGULATIONS 1970, OFFICIAL STATE RECOGNITION MAY BE CONFERRED ON FIRE BRIGADE PERSONNEL FOR BRAVERY, MERITORIOUS SERVICE, DISTINGUISHED DEEDS AND LONG SERVICE.
THESE AWARDS ARE IN THREE CATEGORIES:-
MEDAL OF HONOUR
AWARDED TO MEMBERS OF THE JAMAICA FIRE BRIGADE
WHO HAVE PERFORMED ACTS OF GALLANTRY OR ACTS OF HEROISM OR HAVE
SHOWN GREAT COURAGE IN CIRCUMSTANCES OF EXTREME DANGER.
This Medal is worn with a ribbon one and a half inches in width with one central red stripe one-quarter
of an inch in width and green border of the same width. On each side of the red stripes are gold stripes one quarter of an inch in width which are separated from the
green borders by black stripes one-eight of an inch wide.