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35 Year Old Hospitalised After Industrial Accident

35 Year Old Hospitalised After Industrial Accident

At sometime around 1pm today [Apr 14] there was an industrial accident at the KEMH construction site, which resulted in a man being taken to hospital where he is presently listed in stable condition.A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokesperson said, “BHB can confirm that there was an industrial accident on the site of the new Acute Care Wing today... Read more of this article

Woman Recovering From Burns After House Fire

Woman Recovering From Burns After House Fire

A 54 year old woman is recovering after receiving what the police said were “relatively minor first degree burns to her arms and face” in the explosion and blaze that severely damaged a Palmetto Road residence in the early hours of this morning [Apr 13]. Officials originally said no one was injured, however today said that one resident did... Read more of this article

Videos & Photos: Fire At Palmetto Road House

Videos & Photos: Fire At Palmetto Road House

[Updating: Residents managed to escape unharmed after a Palmetto Road home caught fire after what sounded like an explosion at around 2.40am today. Residents of nearby properties were evacuated following the discovery of gas tanks adjacent to where the fire was located. 20 firefighters extinguished the blaze, and the property sustained serious damage... Read more of this article

Airplane Diverts After ‘Burning Smell’ Onboard

Airplane Diverts After ‘Burning Smell’ Onboard

A Caribbean Airlines flight travelling from New York to Trinidad diverted to Bermuda this morning [Apr 11] as a result of the “smell of electrical burning” in the cabin. The Boeing 737-800 — which has 106 people onboard — landed incident free, and no injuries were reported. There are two Caribbean Airlines planes at LF Wade... Read more of this article

Port Royal Staff Member Extinguishes Car Fire

Port Royal Staff Member Extinguishes Car Fire

At approximately 10:00am today [Apr 10], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Pompano Beach Road, and on their arrival they discovered that a Port Royal Golf Course staff member had extinguished the fire. Fire Service spokesperson Leonard Davis said, “The vehicle was reported to have visible smoke and flames... Read more of this article

Traffic Delays Due To Harbour Road Collision

Traffic Delays Due To Harbour Road Collision

At sometime around 4.00pm this afternoon [Apr 10] emergency services responded to a collision on Harbour Road which appears to have involved a car crashing into a wall. The car was blocking the road for some time, resulting traffic delays for commuters heading out of Hamilton to the western end of the island. It appears that one person was injured,... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Man Injured In Bike Accident

Witness Appeal: Man Injured In Bike Accident

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 23 year old Pembroke man was injured on Thursday [Apr 3] when the motorcycle he was riding was involved in a collision on East Broadway. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Shortly after 12 noon Thursday April 3rd, 2014 police responded to traffic collision which occurred along East Broadway near... Read more of this article

Motorcycle Rider Injured In St David’s Collision

Motorcycle Rider Injured In St David’s Collision

A motorcycle rider was injured this evening [Apr 2] in St David’s when the motorcycle he was riding was in collision with a car at approximately 7.15pm.The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the accident that occurred between the Black Horse Tavern and St. David’s Post Office, and EMTs went about treating the injured man. Police... Read more of this article

Injured Motorcycle Rider Recovering In Hospital

Injured Motorcycle Rider Recovering In Hospital

The 28 year old Hamilton parish man injured in a collision that took place in Pembroke on Friday night is recovering in stable condition on a general ward at King Edward Memorial Hospital. A Police spokesperson said, “At last check the 28 year old Hamilton parish man injured in a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision that took place near... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To Front Street Bar

Fire Service Responds To Front Street Bar

At approximately 10.45pm tonight [Apr 1], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the Café Cairo Restaurant and Bar to a report of smoke issuing from the roof of the building.A passerby had reported seeing smoke and embers emitting from the roof of the establishment. On arrival, Fire Service personnel determined that a log had been lit in the... Read more of this article