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BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Sandys

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Sandys

An early morning fire in Sandys resulted in damage to three motorcycles, one car and a nearby residence, with the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responding with three vehicles and nine personnel to extinguish the blaze. The BFRS said, “At approximately 3:33am on Monday, February 8, 2016, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report... Read more of this article

Man Injured When Motorcycle And Van Collide

Man Injured When Motorcycle And Van Collide

Emergency services responded to a collision at approximately 3.15pm today [Feb 7] on Middle Road in Devonshire near the junction with Hermitage Road. The collision appeared to involve a motorcycle and van, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel seen treating a man sitting on a nearby sidewalk before hospital personnel arrived a short time later... Read more of this article

Vehicles Collide On South Road In Paget

Vehicles Collide On South Road In Paget

At approximately 3.45pm today [Feb 3], emergency services responded to a collision that occurred on South Road in Paget, just west of the south roundabout. The collision appeared to involve a truck and two cars. At least one person was conveyed to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment to unknown injuries. Details are limited at this time, however... Read more of this article

20-Year-Old Woman Still In ICU After Collision

20-Year-Old Woman Still In ICU After Collision

A 20-year-old woman remains listed in critical condition in the ICU following a collision on Monday morning [Feb 1] in Southampton, with an investigation into the accident underway. A police spokesperson said, “The 20 year old woman involved in the road traffic accident that took place on Monday morning is still listed in critical condition... Read more of this article

Woman In Critical Condition In ICU After Collision

Woman In Critical Condition In ICU After Collision

A 20-year-old woman is listed in critical condition in the ICU with serious head injuries following a collision on Sunday night in Southampton, the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “First responders attended a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision that took around 11:10pm Sunday night on Middle Road in Southampton in... Read more of this article

Collisions On King Street Following Oil Leak

Collisions On King Street Following Oil Leak

The police have advised the public to be careful traveling in the area of King Street as a number of vehicles have “slid out” at that location, with a “few resulting in collisions,” following what the police said was an “oil leak” from a “large vehicle.”Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “A large... Read more of this article

BSF Respond To Concerns Over ‘Spirit’ Incident

BSF Respond To Concerns Over ‘Spirit’ Incident

Saying they welcome the “opportunity to allay any fears the public may have about the safety of students on board Spirit of Bermuda” following the events last Tuesday, the Bermuda Sloop Foundation [BSF] provided additional information about the incident which saw a crew member injured and the boat towed to shore. The full statement is below: There... Read more of this article

Collision Causes Traffic Diversions In Warwick

Collision Causes Traffic Diversions In Warwick

Police are advising that a collision involving a truck is causing diversions on Middle Road in Warwick in the area of Manse Road this morning [Jan 21], with traffic being rerouted to Harbour Roads.Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police would like to advise that presently there are road traffic diversions on Middle Road in Warwick... Read more of this article

Two Vehicles Damaged At Collision In Paget

Two Vehicles Damaged At Collision In Paget

Emergency services responded to a collision involving two vehicles that occurred on Middle Road in Paget near the junction with Manse Road at approximately 10.00pm tonight [Jan 19]. We unofficially understand that there were no reported injuries to any of the vehicle occupants although both the car and taxi received some damage. The Bermuda Fire and... Read more of this article

Engine Failure Forces ‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Tow

Engine Failure Forces ‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Tow

[Updated] The sail training ship Spirit of Bermuda had to be towed this afternoon [Jan 19] after suffering engine failure and ripped sails, as well as an injury to a crew member on board. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “At 2.26pm, the sail training ship Spirit of Bermuda contacted the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre... Read more of this article

Seminar: Implications Of Fire Safety Legislation

Seminar: Implications Of Fire Safety Legislation

Wide-ranging implications of new fire safety legislation on commercial property will come under the spotlight during a seminar organised by a fire protection company. Air Care is holding an event later this month in conjunction with the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute which will involve a presentation... Read more of this article

3-Year-Old Hospitalized After Falling Overboard

3-Year-Old Hospitalized After Falling Overboard

A 3-year-old boy has been hospitalized after falling overboard in Dockyard on Friday, and he is expected to make a full recovery. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:45pm on Friday 15th January, police and first responders attended an incident that occurred at the North Arm, Dockyard. “On arrival of emergency personnel, it was discovered... Read more of this article

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