Team BFRS Champions Of The Bermy Chase

May 27, 2015

On Thursday [May 21], members of the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service participated in the “The Bermy Chase” [a version of the well-known Amazing Race]. The event was held during Emergency Medical Service [EMS] Week, which was hosted by King Edward Memorial Hospital [KEMH].

Team members holding the trophy  from left to right: Lieutenant Leonard Davis, EMD Helen Blanche, EMD Kim Clarke, Sergeant Vance Hassell and Lieutenant Mark Taylor

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The event began at 8.30am in the Town of St. George’s and concluded at 4.00pm at the Clock Tower in Dockyard. Team BFRS consisted of: Lieutenant Leonard Davis, Emergency Medical Dispatcher [EMD] Helen Blanche, EMD Kim Clarke [Team Captain], Sergeant Vance Hassell and Lieutenant Mark Taylor.

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The course was approximately 22 miles and included 17 different activities, which had to be completed during the duration of the course. The activities included: kayaking, swimming, hiking, planking, pole dancing, karaoke [singing Happy Birthday in Portuguese] abseiling, golfing and various others.

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Fire Service spokesperson, Sergeant Jamal Albuoy said, “At the end of the event, Team BFRS was the winning team and as the old adage says: “to the Victor go the spoils”. We are very proud of personnel who gave their time and effort to participate in this fun-filled event. Let’s congratulate Team BFRS for bringing home the trophy!”

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