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Fire Service Responds To Residence In Hamilton

Fire Service Responds To Residence In Hamilton

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a City of Hamilton residence in the area of Princess Street and Elliot Street this morning [Dec 4] with police also attending the scene. The nature of the incident is not clear but a water hose could be seen being packed back on the fire truck. Details are limited at this time, however we will update... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To Vehicle Fire In Warwick

Fire Service Responds To Vehicle Fire In Warwick

At approximately 8:29am this morning, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the parking lot of the Warwick Academy School, however prior to their arrival, the fire had been extinguished with a fire extinguisher. Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer Delton White said, “The vehicle was reported to have... Read more of this article

Court: Man Disqualified After Crashing Into Tree

Court: Man Disqualified After Crashing Into Tree

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 30-year-old man pleaded guilty to refusing to take a breathalyzer test following a collision earlier this month. Bogdan-Dan Datcu pleaded not guilty to driving whilst impaired, but pleaded guilty to refusing to take the breathalyzer test. He was fined $1,200 and disqualified from driving all vehicles for the next 18... Read more of this article

Update On Two Motorcyclists Injured In Collision

Update On Two Motorcyclists Injured In Collision

Two men were transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital on Friday night [Nov 25] following a collision where police say “a 52 year old Warwick man, sustained a fractured finger and lacerations to his ankle while the other, believed to be a 38 year old Devonshire man, was said to have sustained abrasions to his face and hands”. A police... Read more of this article

Two Motorcyclists Injured In Paget Collision

Two Motorcyclists Injured In Paget Collision

[Updated] Two motorcyclists sustained injuries tonight [Nov 25] in a collision that occurred on South Road in Paget, near the junction with Honey Hill. A police spokesperson said, “‎Around 6:50pm on Friday, November 25th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on South Road in Paget, near the junction... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Collision Driver & Witnesses

Police Appeal For Collision Driver & Witnesses

Police are appealing for the driver of a car involved in a single vehicle crash on South Road in Paget, along with any witnesses to the event, to contact them with information. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4am on Friday, November 25th police officers were dispatched to a reported single vehicle car crash on South Road in Paget, near the... Read more of this article

BFRS To Host Annual Caribbean Fire Conference

BFRS To Host Annual Caribbean Fire Conference

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] will be hosting the annual conference for the Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs at the Fairmont Southampton from November 28th to December 2nd, with Fire Chiefs from Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Guadeloupe, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, Sint Maarten, St. Vincent, St. Croix, St. Thomas... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Collision

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Collision

The police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on November 9th, saying they particularly wish to speak to a taxi driver that was believed to be travelling east along North Shore Road at the time of the collision. A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries continue regarding a reported two vehicle collision that occurred around 7pm Wednesday,... Read more of this article

Car Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Tree

Car Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Tree

[Updated] A 30-year-old Pembroke man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision on Sunday evening which resulted in the car crashing into a tree on Reid Street.A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:30pm on Sunday, November 20th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle crash on Reid Street... Read more of this article

Investigation Continues Into Fatal Road Collision

Investigation Continues Into Fatal Road Collision

The police continue to investigate the collision that resulted in the death of 84-year-old Maureen Peckett, and said they are “seeking the driver and or occupants of a small white car that was travelling west along South Road, Devonshire directly behind Mrs. Peckett’s car the night of the collision.” A police spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Documentary Series To Highlight Road Safety

Documentary Series To Highlight Road Safety

A Piece Of The Rock, an independent road safety documentary project run by a handful of concerned island residents, is making the rounds on social media with a series of short teaser videos starting this month. The full-length documentary, shot by local filmmakers, is expected to be released early next year. The first of four teasers was announced on... Read more of this article

Photos: Car Driver Crashes Into Tree In Hamilton

Photos: Car Driver Crashes Into Tree In Hamilton

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision late this evening [Nov 20] on Reid Street in Hamilton which involved a car driver colliding with a tree on a sidewalk. It appears that two people were injured, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel attending to them initially, with an ambulance then arriving on scene.  Details are limited... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

[Updated with video] At approximately 6:12am this morning [Nov 20], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Canal Road in Pembroke, with a trailer truck and a motorbike fully involved with fire.Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer Delton White said, “The vehicle was reported to have visible smoke and... Read more of this article