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Fire Extinguished On Middle Road, Southampton

Fire Extinguished On Middle Road, Southampton

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service are on scene at a fire on Middle Road in Southampton near Five Star Island this morning [Dec 20], and confirmed the fire was contained to one room and has been extinguished as of 7.00am. Ventilation in progress, and the BFRS said to expect traffic delays in the area. Update: The BFRS said, “At approximately... Read more of this article

Collision Involving Car & Taxi In Hamilton Parish

Collision Involving Car & Taxi In Hamilton Parish

A 55-year-old taxi driver was taken to hospital for treatment of neck and back pain after his taxi collided with a car on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish this morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:15am on Monday, December 15th first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish... Read more of this article

Oil Spill In Knapton Hill Area This Morning

Oil Spill In Knapton Hill Area This Morning

The police are advising motorists to “use extra caution” in the Knapton Hill, Smith’s parish area this morning [Dec 12] due to a reported oil spill. At 7.30am, a police spokesperson said, “Motorists are advised to use extra caution driving and riding in the Knapton Hill, Smith’s parish area this morning due to a reported... Read more of this article

Auxiliary Cycle Rider Hospitalized After Collision

Auxiliary Cycle Rider Hospitalized After Collision

[Updated] Shortly before 7pm tonight [Dec 11], emergency services responded to North Shore Road, Hamilton Parish where an auxiliary cycle rider was injured after being involved in a collision with a car.Bermuda Fire and Rescue personnel tended to the injured rider while police went about investigating the accident scene and directing traffic which... Read more of this article

Delta’s Incoming Flight Encounters Bird Strike

Delta’s Incoming Flight Encounters Bird Strike

Delta flight 561, arriving from Boston today [Dec 10], encountered a bird strike upon arrival in Bermuda, resulting in passengers booked on the return flight to Boston being rebooked on Delta’s other flights to New York and Atlanta. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Airport Operations can confirm that Delta Flight 561, arriving from Boston,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fire Extinguished In St George’s

Photos/Video: Fire Extinguished In St George’s

[Updated with video] Only hours after responding to a house fire in Devonshire, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service were called out to a brush fire this evening [Dec 9] on the St George’s Golf Course. At least three fire vehicles attended the scene with approximately 10 firefighters, and the blaze was extinguished at around 8.00pm.Update 9.11pm:... Read more of this article

Police Clarification On Peter Woolcock’s Death

Police Clarification On Peter Woolcock’s Death

The police said that while it was initially reported that Peter Woolcock was struck by a car on Par-La-Ville Road, subsequent analysis “suggests that Mr. Woolcock fell from the sidewalk onto the passing car, likely due to a pre-existing medical condition he was suffering from at the time.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

Video: House Fire On Middle Road In Devonshire

Video: House Fire On Middle Road In Devonshire

[Updated: BFRS confirm that three occupants of the home were taken to KEMH after experiencing smoke inhalation] At sometime around 3.30pm this afternoon [Dec 9] a fire broke out at a property in the Middle Road, Devonshire area. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 4.05pm: A police spokesperson said that there is... Read more of this article

Car Crashes Through Wall In St. George’s

Car Crashes Through Wall In St. George’s

[Updated] Police attended the scene of a collision on Mullet Bay Road near the junction with Stokes Point Road in St George’s this morning [Dec 7] where a vehicle smashed through a wall and was hanging off the road.Traffic flow through the area was stopped when a tow truck arrived at the scene at approximately 10.30am and removed the vehicle.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Fire & Rescue Christmas Safety Tips

Bermuda Fire & Rescue Christmas Safety Tips

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service has issued a series of holiday safety tips, including how to choose the most fire resistant Christmas tree and how to dispose of the tree when the season ends. A spokesperson said, “As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly.... Read more of this article


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