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Photos & Video: Structural Fire In Sandys Parish

Photos & Video: Structural Fire In Sandys Parish

A structural fire in Sandys yesterday [Jan 6] saw a three-unit response from the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS], with all residents reported to be out of the building at the time of the blaze. BFRS Divisional Officer Dana Lovell said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a 911 call reporting a structural fire in the Sandys Parish... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: Crashed Car Removed From Water

Video/Photos: Crashed Car Removed From Water

[Updated with video] A man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after crashing a car through a wall on Harbour Road in Paget, ending up overboard in the harbour.A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:48am on Saturday 24-October, Police responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Harbour Road in Paget near the junction of Lovers... Read more of this article

Photos: Vehicle Fire On Reid Street In Hamilton

Photos: Vehicle Fire On Reid Street In Hamilton

At approximately 3:17pm on Saturday [Oct 10], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Reid Street in Hamilton near the Chancery Lane. Fire Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis said, “The vehicle was reported to have visible smoke and flames emitting from under the bonnet of the car. “The Fire Service... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Car Fire Extinguished In Paget

Photos & Video: Car Fire Extinguished In Paget

At approximately 4.15pm this afternoon [Aug 11], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire located near the junction of Pomander Road and Harbour Road in Paget.At least one fire service appliance attended the scene where fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus went about extinguishing the blaze within minutes. Bernews... Read more of this article

Photos: Collision Leaves Bus Shelter Damaged

Photos: Collision Leaves Bus Shelter Damaged

A vehicle collision in Devonshire this morning resulted in a damaged bus shelter in the vicinity, with police saying the “circumstances surrounding this collision are unclear at this time.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 6.20am this morning [July 27], police responded to a single vehicle collision on Christ Church Lane near the... Read more of this article

Photos: Bus Crashed Into Building At Terminal

Photos: Bus Crashed Into Building At Terminal

[Updated: At around 1.30pm today an unoccupied parked bus rolled back into the Le Chic hair salon and a female, believed to have been in the hair salon at the time, was taken to the hospital.] A short while ago today [June 17] a bus crashed into a building in the area of the bus terminal in Hamilton. Further details are limited at this time however... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Extinguishes Car Fire In Paget

Photos: BFRS Extinguishes Car Fire In Paget

At around 12.20pm today [April 9] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a car on fire at Mission Crescent in Paget. Fire Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis stated “The vehicle was reported to be engulfed in flames producing heavy black smoke. The Fire Service responded to the incident with a team of 4 firefighters... Read more of this article

Photos: St. George’s Brush Fire Extinguished

Photos: St. George’s Brush Fire Extinguished

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a brush fire tonight [Apr 3] at approximately 11.15pm near Secretary Road in St. George’s. Three fire appliances attended the blaze which bystanders described as being extinguished quickly by the fire fighters. Personnel wearing breathing apparatus continued wetting the area down while another... Read more of this article

8 People Injured: East Broadway Bus Collision

8 People Injured: East Broadway Bus Collision

[Updated with video] A collision occurred just before noon today [Mar 11] involving a bus crashing into parked cars on Front Street, just outside of Great Things. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 1.12pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:40am on Wednesday, March 11th first responders attended... Read more of this article

Photos: Three Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

Photos: Three Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

[Updated] As of 2.00pm this afternoon [Feb 21], emergency service personnel are on scene following a collision on Middle Road in Devonshire, in the area by the Squash Club] It appears that two or three vehicles were involved in the collision, and first responders had to help extricate someone from one of the vehicles. Fire personnel, police and two... Read more of this article

Photos: No Injuries At Woodlawn Road Home Fire

Photos: No Injuries At Woodlawn Road Home Fire

[Updated with more photos] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service along with Police responded to a house fire at approximately 12.30pm on Woodlawn Road in Sandys. Everyone in the residence, which also serves as a nursery, escaped without injury. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “At 12.29pm today [Feb 12] Police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue... Read more of this article

Photos: House Sustains Major Damage In Fire

Photos: House Sustains Major Damage In Fire

[Updated] At approximately 1:05am this morning [Jan 19], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a two-storey structure involved in fire near Ramgoat Hill, Smiths. The dwelling sustained serious structural damage inclusive of a partial collapse of roof and floors, and one person who suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to... Read more of this article

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