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Part Of Internal Ceiling Collapses At Aquarium

Part Of Internal Ceiling Collapses At Aquarium

The Department of Conservation Services confirmed that today [Aug 19] a small area of the internal ceiling collapsed in the Aquarium Hall at the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo [BAMZ]. Fortunately nobody was injured and there was no damage to the actual exhibit or fish. The area has been made safe and is now cordoned off, photo below.Dr. Ian Walker,... Read more of this article

Airplane Forced To Return After Malfunction

Airplane Forced To Return After Malfunction

A problem with an airspeed indicator forced an outbound flight to make a quick return to Bermuda yesterday [Aug 18], with the unexpected landing completed successfully and all 114 passengers unaffected save for lost time. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Monday, August 18 at 9.06am, Bermuda Maritime Operations... Read more of this article

82 Year Old Rescued After Falling In Water

82 Year Old Rescued After Falling In Water

Emergency service personnel responded to the Harrington Sound Road area this afternoon [Aug 15] after an 82 year old woman fell into the water, where she remained for 4 hours until she was rescued.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel attended the scene and along with police, established contact with the victim while a boat also made its way to... Read more of this article

Traffic Diverted After Hamilton Parish Collision

Traffic Diverted After Hamilton Parish Collision

[Updated] Shortly after 1pm today [Aug 15], emergency services responded to North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish where a car and a taxi were involved in a collision. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel tended to persons that were injured in the crash while police secured the area, diverting traffic through Radnor Road, away from the accident scene. An... Read more of this article

Video: Police Address “Carnage On Our Roads”

Video: Police Address “Carnage On Our Roads”

[Updated with video] Police Inspector Robert Cardwell spoke at a press conference today [Aug 14] to bring attention to what he said was “some alarming data that is being gathered as a result of what can only be described as carnage on our roads.” “To date we have recorded 9 road traffic related fatalities. In comparison there were... Read more of this article

Single Vehicle Collision On North Shore Road

Single Vehicle Collision On North Shore Road

Around 7:45pm on Monday [Aug 11] police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision on North Shore Road in Pembroke parish near the junction with Blackwatch Pass. A police spokesperson said, “A 59 year old Sandys parish man was riding along North Shore Road when it appears he lost control of his vehicle. The rider... Read more of this article

BESCO Awarded Fire Maintenance Contract

BESCO Awarded Fire Maintenance Contract

Bermuda Energy Services Company Ltd. [BESCO] today [Aug 12] announces that it has won the preventative maintenance contract for the fire detection and security at L. F. Wade International Airport. The securing of the maintenance contract follows a government contract tender process. The two-year contract worth $70,000 per annum will insure the supply... Read more of this article

Two Hospitalised After Driver Collides With Tree

Two Hospitalised After Driver Collides With Tree

[Updated] Traffic is being diverted away from a collision scene in the Middle Road, Sandys area tonight [Aug 9] after a car driver collided with a tree, and two people were transported to hospital. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “Police responded to a report of a road traffic collision that took place at 9:52 pm on Saturday night.“It... Read more of this article

Minister Crockwell Addresses Road Collisions

Minister Crockwell Addresses Road Collisions

Today the Minister of Tourism Development and Transport, Shawn Crockwell, addressed the recent spate of traffic collisions, one of which caused the tragic death of 51-year-old Melvin Smith. Minister Crockwell said, “Without question this Government is extremely concerned with the amount of road collisions that have occurred over the past week and... Read more of this article

Lightning Strike Damages Airport Taxiway Light

Lightning Strike Damages Airport Taxiway Light

A lightning strike resulted in damage to the taxiway edge light of the airport, and technicians could be seen working in the area following the incident. The island has been experiencing some inclement weather today, with the Bermuda Weather Service issuing a Thunderstorm Advisory valid through this evening. The General Manager at L.F. Wade International... Read more of this article


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