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Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the Dockyard area tonight [July 13] where a boat and an area of brush was on fire. Police and fire personnel were on scene at Albert Row with onlookers watching fire fighters extinguish the blaze which sent smoke billowing into the sky. Details are limited at this time, however we will update... Read more of this article

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a vehicle fire on Crow Lane roundabout at approximately 6.15pm today [April 15]. Fire service personnel tackled the blaze and extinguished the fire which could be seen in the rear of the vehicle. Traffic flow in the area was restricted while emergency services handled the incident. Details... Read more of this article

Photos: Crashed Truck Removed From Water

Photos: Crashed Truck Removed From Water

After crashing over an embankment five weeks ago, the truck has now been moved from its position in the water in the Abbot’s Crescent, Hamilton parish area, with the vehicle seen sitting on a barge this morning. Photo of the truck prior to its removal:The truck crashed quite a distance over the embankment, with the police previously confirming... Read more of this article

Photos: Car Crashes Through Harbour Road Wall

Photos: Car Crashes Through Harbour Road Wall

[Updated] Emergency services responded to the Harbour Road, Paget area this afternoon [Dec 9] where a car crashed through a wall resulting in the front of the vehicle hanging off the road above Hamilton Harbour. Police have closed the road off diverting traffic away from the scene. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update... Read more of this article

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

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