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Photos: Fire Safety Awareness Week Launched

Photos: Fire Safety Awareness Week Launched

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service kicked off Fire Safety Awareness Week this morning [Nov 17], with the aim of increasing public awareness about the importance of fire safety and prevention. Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley participated in the launch, reading a Proclamation commemorating this week and taking part in a fire... Read more of this article

Photos: Sparky & BFRS On East Broadway

Photos: Sparky & BFRS On East Broadway

“Sparky” and the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service’s ladder truck could be seen along East Broadway this morning [Nov 14] to heighten awareness for the upcoming Fire Safety Awareness Week, which begins on Monday, 17th November. You can view our past coverage of Fire Safety Awareness Week here. Related PostsPhotos:... Read more of this article

Photos: Driver Arrested After Late Night Crash

Photos: Driver Arrested After Late Night Crash

[Updated with video + police statement] Two men were injured in a single vehicle collision early Thursday morning [Oct 9] on North Shore Road near Burchall Cove Park in Hamilton parish.Emergency services responded to the report of the collision at approximately 12.15am and found two men injured at the scene. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Machine Removed From Water

Photos & Video: Machine Removed From Water

Correia Construction were on site today [Oct 7] at the Airport Waste Management Facility to remove an excavator that slid overboard yesterday. Yesterday the Ministry of Public Works said that a “dangerous occurrence took place today at the Airport Waste Management Facility involving an excavator belonging to an external contractor working on behalf... Read more of this article

Photos: Excavator Goes Overboard At Airport

Photos: Excavator Goes Overboard At Airport

An incident at the Airport Waste Management Facility today [Oct 6] saw an excavator go overboard, forcing the operator to jump to safety. The Ministry of Public Works confirmed the incident, saying that a “dangerous occurrence took place today at the Airport Waste Management Facility involving an excavator belonging to an external contractor working... Read more of this article

Photos: House Fire On Hogfish Hill In Smiths

Photos: House Fire On Hogfish Hill In Smiths

A fire broke out on Saturday morning [Oct 4] in the Hogfish Hill area of Smiths, located off of Knapton Hill resulting in what the Fire Service termed a “considerable amount of damage.” According to Fire Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of “smoke issuing from an... Read more of this article

Photos: Truck & Jeep Collision In Southampton

Photos: Truck & Jeep Collision In Southampton

[Updated with photos] A collision involving a van and a large truck that occurred this afternoon [Sept 12] on Middle Road in Southampton is currently causing traffic delays in the area. At 3.20pm, a police spokesperson said, ““There are currently traffic delays along a section of Middle Road, Southampton in the vicinity of Five Star Island,... Read more of this article

Photos: Smoke Emanating From Back Of Bus

Photos: Smoke Emanating From Back Of Bus

[Updated] The motoring public is being advised of traffic delays this afternoon [Sept 9] on Middle Road in Southampton due to an incident involving smoke issuing from a public transportation bus. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “First responders are presently attending a report of smoke coming out of the back of a public transportation... Read more of this article

Photos: Car Crashes Over Wall, Upside Down

Photos: Car Crashes Over Wall, Upside Down

[Updated] There was a car collision on South Shore Road in Devonshire, near Gillian’s, which has resulted in the car crashing over the wall and landing upside down. It is not clear whether the passenger[s] have been injured, however the car has sustained serious damage, and parts of the vehicle can be seen strewn across the field the car landed... Read more of this article

Photos: 2 Injured After Driver Crashes Into Camp

Photos: 2 Injured After Driver Crashes Into Camp

[Updated with additional photos + video. Police confirm that the 19 year old driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired. The two people [husband and wife aged 52 and 44] who were in the tent that the car smashed into are being treated for what the police said “appears to be serious injuries.”] Holiday campers in the... Read more of this article