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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

Photos: St. George’s Brush Fire Extinguished

Photos: St. George’s Brush Fire Extinguished

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a brush fire tonight [Apr 3] at approximately 11.15pm near Secretary Road in St. George’s. Three fire appliances attended the blaze which bystanders described as being extinguished quickly by the fire fighters. Personnel wearing breathing apparatus continued wetting the area down while another... Read more of this article

8 People Injured: East Broadway Bus Collision

8 People Injured: East Broadway Bus Collision

[Updated with video] A collision occurred just before noon today [Mar 11] involving a bus crashing into parked cars on Front Street, just outside of Great Things. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 1.12pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:40am on Wednesday, March 11th first responders attended... Read more of this article

Photos: Three Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

Photos: Three Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

[Updated] As of 2.00pm this afternoon [Feb 21], emergency service personnel are on scene following a collision on Middle Road in Devonshire, in the area by the Squash Club] It appears that two or three vehicles were involved in the collision, and first responders had to help extricate someone from one of the vehicles. Fire personnel, police and two... Read more of this article

Photos: No Injuries At Woodlawn Road Home Fire

Photos: No Injuries At Woodlawn Road Home Fire

[Updated with more photos] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service along with Police responded to a house fire at approximately 12.30pm on Woodlawn Road in Sandys. Everyone in the residence, which also serves as a nursery, escaped without injury. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “At 12.29pm today [Feb 12] Police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue... Read more of this article

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

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