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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

Photos & Video: Car Crashes Over Embankment

Photos & Video: Car Crashes Over Embankment

[Updated with video & more photos] No one was injured when a car driver veered off the road this morning [Jan 10] and ended up over the embankment in Southampton, with the incident occurring near the same location that a Police vehicle crashed through yesterday.Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “At 4:36am on Saturday 10th January... Read more of this article

Photos: BPS Vehicle Crashes Over Embankment

Photos: BPS Vehicle Crashes Over Embankment

[Updated with photos + video] At approximately 1.15pm today [Jan 9] a police officer was involved in a collision in Southampton, which resulted in a police land cruiser ending up off the road over an embankment, and the officer having to be extricated out of the vehicle.A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:15pm police responded to a report... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fire Extinguished In St George’s

Photos/Video: Fire Extinguished In St George’s

[Updated with video] Only hours after responding to a house fire in Devonshire, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service were called out to a brush fire this evening [Dec 9] on the St George’s Golf Course. At least three fire vehicles attended the scene with approximately 10 firefighters, and the blaze was extinguished at around 8.00pm.Update 9.11pm:... Read more of this article

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


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