Mayor of Arima, Alderman George Hadeed expressed concern over the response time of the fire tenders. He disclosed that this was an issue that needs to be addressed.
However Mr. Samuel explained that the decision to remove the Arima Fire Station was taken by the fire officers themselves.
He gave the explanation on the Power Breakfast Show on Power 102.1 fm this morning.
He also revealed that there were plans to refurbish the fire station in Arima as a sub station.
Incumbent MP for Arima and United National Congress Candidate Roger Samuel.