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Photos: Fire Service Responds To Warwick Fire

Photos: Fire Service Responds To Warwick Fire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service have been kept busy this afternoon [July 17], as following the taxi fire earlier today they responded to a small fire in the Middle Road, Warwick area at around 4.15pm.Fire Service vehicles responded to the scene with approximately six firefighters, and fire trucks set up in the Lindos parking lot as they worked... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fire Service Marine Exercise

Photos & Video: Fire Service Marine Exercise

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] recently conducted simulated water rescue training near Stokes Bay, St George’s. Fire Service spokesperson Lt. Leonard Davis said, “The training exercise was conducted in an attempt to prepare Fire Service staff for the possibility of an aircraft water rescue. The Fire/ Rescue Water Craft of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Extinguishes Trailer Fire

Photos: Fire Service Extinguishes Trailer Fire

At approximately 3.50pm on Friday afternoon [June 27], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire near Highwood Lane in Paget.Fire Service spokesperson Lt. Leonard Davis reported that “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the incident with one fire appliance staffed with 4 firefighters. The Fire Service... Read more of this article

Photos: Brush Fire Extinguished In Paget

Photos: Brush Fire Extinguished In Paget

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the White Sands Road, Paget area at approximately 6pm today [June 20] after fire broke out in an area of brush.Two fire vehicles could be seen with approximately six personnel at the scene. Some fire responders were outfitted with breathing apparatus while fighting the blaze. After extinguishing the fire,... Read more of this article

Photos: Taxi Lands On Side In South Rd Accident

Photos: Taxi Lands On Side In South Rd Accident

At approximately 4pm this afternoon [May 25], an accident occurred on South Road in Southampton near the junction with Eastdale Lane, resulting in a taxi van landing on its side. We unofficially understand that the taxi may have been involved in a collision with a car which was seen near the accident scene. Initial reports indicate that no injuries... Read more of this article

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Small Brush Fire

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Small Brush Fire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended a brush fire located next to a boatyard on Marginal Wharf at Southside last night [Apr 24] at approximately 10.15pm.Two fire trucks and at least six personnel were at the scene where an area of brush approximately 15 feet by 30 feet was burning and smoldering. One of the boats that was near the fire also... Read more of this article

Photos: Vehicle Found Crashed In St George’s

Photos: Vehicle Found Crashed In St George’s

[Updated] A vehicle was found crashed into a side railing on Wellington Street in St George’s today [Apr 19], and at this time details surrounding the collision are unclear. The railing penetrated the front windscreen, and there is also some foliage inside of the vehicle. We came across the collision scene earlier today, and at last check the... Read more of this article

Videos & Photos: Fire At Palmetto Road House

Videos & Photos: Fire At Palmetto Road House

[Updating: Residents managed to escape unharmed after a Palmetto Road home caught fire after what sounded like an explosion at around 2.40am today. Residents of nearby properties were evacuated following the discovery of gas tanks adjacent to where the fire was located. 20 firefighters extinguished the blaze, and the property sustained serious damage... Read more of this article

Photos: Coney Island Brush Fire Extinguished

Photos: Coney Island Brush Fire Extinguished

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel attended a brush fire at approximately 5.30pm today [Feb 17] on Coney Island Road in Hamilton Parish.We understand the incident may have involved a a pole fire that caught nearby trees on fire. The blaze was extinguished by Fire Service personnel but not before an area of brush, a nearby canopy and other items... Read more of this article

Photos: Prison Van Catches Fire On North Shore

Photos: Prison Van Catches Fire On North Shore

[Updated with photos] As of 10.00am this morning [Feb 2] traffic is being diverted on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish after a prison van with six people inside it caught fire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:55am Sunday, February 2nd first responders were dispatched to a reported vehicle fire along North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish... Read more of this article