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Hobby Zone Plan To ‘Keep Pushing’ After Fire

Hobby Zone Plan To ‘Keep Pushing’ After Fire

Following a fire at their Sandys location earlier this month, Club Hobby Zone said although it damaged many of their bikes and tools, it has not diminished their faith, and said “we have to keep pushing to realize the full potential of the endeavor.” The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service previously confirmed that on January 11th they received... Read more of this article

Photos: Collision On North Shore By Shelly Bay

Photos: Collision On North Shore By Shelly Bay

[Updated] Police, ambulance and fire personnel are on scene in the North Shore Road area by Shelly Bay this afternoon [Jan 18] following a collision. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update January 19, 12.37pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:10pm Thursday, January 18th police and first responders were... Read more of this article

Man Sustains ‘Minor Injury’ After Van Overturns

Man Sustains ‘Minor Injury’ After Van Overturns

A 41-year-old Smith’s parish man “sustained a minor injury to his hand and arm” after a collision on St. David’s Road on Friday morning, the police have confirmed.A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:50am Friday, January 12th police as well as Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel attended a reported single vehicle crash along... Read more of this article

Women Discharged From KEMH After Collision

Women Discharged From KEMH After Collision

A 71-year-old woman and a 28-year-old woman have been treated and discharged from the hospital after a collision on Friday evening. A police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier this morning [January 15th] a 71 year old Southampton woman [car driver] and a 28 year old Warwick woman [pedestrian] had been medically assessed at the hospital and... Read more of this article

Driver Extricated From Overturned Car

Driver Extricated From Overturned Car

A driver was extricated out of a car by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service this evening [Jan 12] after a collision which resulted in the car overturning in Southampton. A police spokesperson said, “At About 8:44pm [Friday] police and other first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision outside Henry V111 Restaurant on South Road in... Read more of this article

Cake Box In Oven Ignites At Home In Smiths

Cake Box In Oven Ignites At Home In Smiths

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service have had a busy morning, as in addition to the overturned van in St David’s and deep fryer fire at Sung Sing Restaurant in Hamilton, they also responded to an oven fire at a residence in Smiths, with a cake box in the oven starting to ignite, as the oven had been turned on without the resident realizing that... Read more of this article

Deep Fryer Fire At Sung Sing Restaurant

Deep Fryer Fire At Sung Sing Restaurant

At approximately 9:25am this morning [Jan 12] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a report of a “deep fryer involved with fire” at the Sung Sing Restaurant on Victoria Street in Hamilton. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the incident with one fire appliance staffed with 4 firefighters. Fire service spokesperson Sergeant... Read more of this article

Photos: Van Overturns After Collision In St Davids

Photos: Van Overturns After Collision In St Davids

[Updated with video] Police and fire personnel are on scene in the St Davids Road area this morning [Jan 12] following a collision which resulted in a van overturning. The driver did not appear to be seriously injured, and as of 9.20am the van has been turned over, and they appear to be waiting for a tow truck to arrive. Related StoriesCar... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Shed Fire In Sandys

Firefighters Extinguish Shed Fire In Sandys

At approximately 10:34am today [Jan 11] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a report of a shed on fire on Olive Lane in Sandys. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the incident with 2 fire appliance staffed with 8 firefighters.Fire service spokesperson, Sergeant Delton White said, “Upon arrival we found a motorcycle repair... Read more of this article

Lister Appointed Road Safety Council Chairman

Lister Appointed Road Safety Council Chairman

Dennis Lister III — the elected MP for Constituency 28 Warwick West — has been appointed chairman of the Bermuda Road Safety Council. “He will work with new members but also with the past chairman, Ali Bardgett, who remains on the Council as his Deputy Chair,” the Ministry said. Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory... Read more of this article

BFRS: Safety Tips When Using Heating Devices

BFRS: Safety Tips When Using Heating Devices

In an effort to encourage fire safety during the cold winter season, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] has released safety tips regarding the use of heating devices. A BFRS spokesperson said, “Fire is fast! In less than 30 seconds a small flame can turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes for thick black smoke to fill a house or for... Read more of this article

Over 1, 200 Road Traffic Collisions In 2017

Over 1, 200 Road Traffic Collisions In 2017

Last year there were a total of 1,240 road traffic collisions, which is an average of approximately 3.3 per day. “2017 Numbers: 1240 collisions – 606 damage, 555 minor injury, 64 serious injury, 15 fatal. This is approx 3,493 police hours responding, investigating, computer work, court files prep or 349 10-hour shifts. Hours not spent engaged... Read more of this article

Car Overboard, Woman ‘Located Unharmed’

Car Overboard, Woman ‘Located Unharmed’

[Updated: As of 9.15pm, Police confirm the 36 year old woman involved in the car “going overboard in the waters off of Astwood Park has been located unharmed”Police are currently investigating a report of a car submerged in the waters off of Astwood Park/Cove and have cordoned off the area. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “At... Read more of this article