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BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In St. George’s

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In St. George’s

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a vehicle fire tonight [Oct 29] in the Wellington Slip Road area.The car fire was extinguished and the nearby area wet down. Neighbours gathered in the area saying, smoke entering their homes alerted them to the blaze. A fire investigator arrived later at the scene. Further details are limited at this... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested Following Paget Two Car Collision

Driver Arrested Following Paget Two Car Collision

[Updated] A man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving early this morning [July 14] following a two car collision on South Road in Paget which resulted in another man being injured and transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital.Police spokesperson Robin Simmons said, “Around 2:40am Sunday, July 14th a two car collision occurred on South... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Bucket Lift Fire In St. David’s

BFRS Extinguish Bucket Lift Fire In St. David’s

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a fire this afternoon [April 29] on Mount Road in St. David’s. The fire appeared to be contained to the engine compartment of a mobile bucket hi-lift. BFRS personnel extinguished the fire and it did not appear that anyone suffered any injuries. Further details are limited at this time, however... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Van Crash In Hamilton Parish

Photos & Video: Van Crash In Hamilton Parish

[Updated] Emergency personnel responded to North Shore Road in Hamilton parish today [March 12] after a collision occurred which resulted in the van landing on its side, and appearing to bring down power lines.A police spokesperson said there was a “single vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish outside of Francis Patton School,”... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: BHS Students Visit Fire Station

Photos & Videos: BHS Students Visit Fire Station

[Updated with photos] Students from Bermuda High School [BHS] visited Hamilton Fire Station today [Jan 31] where they learned about fire fighting, CPR and even had the opportunity to get some real life training from the experts, as they used a fire extinguisher to put out a fire. Gavin Carter, Fire and Life Safety Educator, said: “Today the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BFRS At Elliot Career Day

Photos & Video: BFRS At Elliot Career Day

Elliot Primary School held their Career Fair yesterday [Jan 24] with representatives from many different career choices including businesses, services and Government departments available to share information with the students.The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] also joined many others at the event and did a controlled fire fighting display,... Read more of this article

Multiple Trucks Damaged In West End Collision

Multiple Trucks Damaged In West End Collision

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision on Middle Road in Southampton this afternoon [Sept 11] that appeared to involve multiple trucks and resulted in one vehicle smashing into a roadside barrier and the side panel of another truck being peeled back. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police and ambulance personnel attended the scene where... Read more of this article

Car Crashes Through Wall, Overturns On Beach

Car Crashes Through Wall, Overturns On Beach

[Updated] Emergency service personnel are on scene following a collision in the Bailey’s Bay area this afternoon [July 27] in which a vehicle crashed through a wall, landing on the beach area below. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 12.58pm: Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At 11.57am... Read more of this article

BFRS: Two House Fires Extinguished Today

BFRS: Two House Fires Extinguished Today

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended and extinguished two house fires today [May 26] starting with one on Spring Benny Drive in Sandy’s just after 6.00am this morning and the second on Ewing Street in Pembroke. House Fire #1 The BFRS said, “At approximately 6:10am this morning, Saturday, May 26, 2018, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service... Read more of this article

Photos: Van Crashes On Side In Pembroke

Photos: Van Crashes On Side In Pembroke

[Updated with video] Emergency Services responded to the St. John’s Road, Pembroke area tonight [April 30] where a collision occurred near the junction with Cox’s Hill Road resulting in a van landing on its side at approximately 11.00pm. Traffic is being diverted away from the scene and while further details are limited at this time, we... Read more of this article

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Emergency personnel rushed to the airport after a small aircraft crashed while landing this evening [April 30], resulting in the pilot sustaining what officials said were “non life threatening injuries” and the airfield being temporarily closed down before re-opening at around 9.00pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Lieutenant... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish St George’s Fire

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish St George’s Fire

[Updated with video] Police and the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to Convict Bay Lane in St. George’s this evening [April 29] where smoke was seen coming out of a door on the lower level of a condominium unit.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel extinguished a fire and used an extractor to clear smoke from the room which we... Read more of this article

Photos: Unoccupied Car Crashes Through Wall

Photos: Unoccupied Car Crashes Through Wall

[Updated] Police are advising the public they “should avoid the section of Cavendish Road, Pembroke between Spurling Hill and Lane Hill until further notice,” as a car has “gone over an embankment.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are advising members of the public that they should avoid the section of Cavendish Road,... Read more of this article