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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

Traffic Diverting In Paget Due To Utility Pole Fire

Traffic Diverting In Paget Due To Utility Pole Fire

[Updated] Police have advised this afternoon [Oct 20] that there are traffic diversions currently in place on Middle Road in Paget due to a utility pole fire.A Police spokesperson said, “Traffic diversions are currently in place on Middle Road in Paget due to a downed utility pole at the junction with Ord Road [Ess Hill]. “No injuries have... Read more of this article

Photos: Work Continues After Front Street Fire

Photos: Work Continues After Front Street Fire

Work is continuing on Front Street following the July 21 blaze that caused severe damage to a number of buildings. At approximately 4.30am that morning, the fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service deploying 16 vehicles and over 30 members to battle the blaze. The blaze took hours to get under control, and caused major damage... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fire On Front Street In Hamilton

Photos & Video: Fire On Front Street In Hamilton

At approximately 4.32am this morning [July 21], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire on Front Street in Hamilton, with some 16 vehicles and over 30 personnel attending the scene. The BFRS later confirmed that while there were “no reported injuries at this time to civilians or firefighters” the buildings involved — which... Read more of this article

Photos: Building Damaged In Early Morning Blaze

Photos: Building Damaged In Early Morning Blaze

A building located on Cedar Avenue sustained damage in an early morning blaze on Tuesday [April 26], that is understood to have initially involved two motorcycles. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the fire that occurred at approximately 3.00am. The fire was extinguished but not before the nearby building sustained visible fire, heat... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BFRS At Ferry Reach Brush Fire

Photos & Video: BFRS At Ferry Reach Brush Fire

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a brush fire at approximately 4.30am this morning [Apr 8] in the Ferry Reach area of St George’s.At least two Fire Service appliances attended the scene with approximately six personnel. Fire fighters in breathing apparatus could be seen extinguishing the blaze near the Department... Read more of this article

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