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Photos: Vehicle Found Crashed In St George’s

Photos: Vehicle Found Crashed In St George’s

[Updated] A vehicle was found crashed into a side railing on Wellington Street in St George’s today [Apr 19], and at this time details surrounding the collision are unclear. The railing penetrated the front windscreen, and there is also some foliage inside of the vehicle. We came across the collision scene earlier today, and at last check the... Read more of this article

Videos & Photos: Fire At Palmetto Road House

Videos & Photos: Fire At Palmetto Road House

[Updating: Residents managed to escape unharmed after a Palmetto Road home caught fire after what sounded like an explosion at around 2.40am today. Residents of nearby properties were evacuated following the discovery of gas tanks adjacent to where the fire was located. 20 firefighters extinguished the blaze, and the property sustained serious damage... Read more of this article

Photos: Coney Island Brush Fire Extinguished

Photos: Coney Island Brush Fire Extinguished

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel attended a brush fire at approximately 5.30pm today [Feb 17] on Coney Island Road in Hamilton Parish.We understand the incident may have involved a a pole fire that caught nearby trees on fire. The blaze was extinguished by Fire Service personnel but not before an area of brush, a nearby canopy and other items... Read more of this article

Photos: Prison Van Catches Fire On North Shore

Photos: Prison Van Catches Fire On North Shore

[Updated with photos] As of 10.00am this morning [Feb 2] traffic is being diverted on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish after a prison van with six people inside it caught fire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:55am Sunday, February 2nd first responders were dispatched to a reported vehicle fire along North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish... Read more of this article

Photos: Firefighters Respond To Fire In Dockyard

Photos: Firefighters Respond To Fire In Dockyard

[Updated with more photos and statement] At sometime around 9.30/10.00am this morning [Jan 4] the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a fire in the Dockyard area. It appears the blaze was located on an old boat in the area, and smoke could be seen floating into the sky as firefighters worked to extinguish the fire. Details are limited at... Read more of this article

Slideshow: St. David’s Pole Fire Extinguished

Slideshow: St. David’s Pole Fire Extinguished

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a pole fire located on Battery Road in St David’s at approximately 2pm today [Dec28].Police were on scene diverting traffic away from the area while BELCO personal attended, shutting power off to the affected pole allowing the fire to be extinguished. The pole’s top crossbar was... Read more of this article

Photos: Brush Fire Extinguished In East End

Photos: Brush Fire Extinguished In East End

[Updated: At around 1.20pm a brush fire broke out in St David's after dry brush made contact with a hot lawnmower exhaust pipe. Two fire trucks and six firefighters responded, and the fire took approximately 45 minutes to bring under control.] Multiple Bermuda Fire Service and Rescue appliances responded to the east end this afternoon [Dec 10] after... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fire Onboard 26-Foot Boat

Photos & Video: Fire Onboard 26-Foot Boat

[Updated: Two people were on the boat when it caught fire at 9.10am, one person jumped off into the water.] Black smoke can be seen pouring into the air in the Hamilton Parish area this morning [Dec 2] due to a boat fire that started at sometime around 9.00/9.30am in the Burchall’s Cove area.Personnel from both the Bermuda Fire & Rescue... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Car Crashes, Lands Upside Down

Photos/Video: Car Crashes, Lands Upside Down

[Updated with slideshow/video] There was a collision earlier this afternoon [Nov 22] on North Shore Road [just east of the Aquarium] which resulted in the car landing upside down. It did not appear that the driver was injured.Emergency personnel responded to the scene, where traffic was reduced to one lane due to the car’s position. Commuters... Read more of this article

Photos: Two People Injured In 2 Vehicle Collision

Photos: Two People Injured In 2 Vehicle Collision

[Updated] Two people were taken to hospital after an accident occurred shortly after 1.00am this morning [Nov 21] on Middle Road in Devonshire involving two cars. Fire service and ambulance personnel arrived at the scene and tended to the injured before they were transported to hospital for further treatment.Police had a section of Middle Road blocked... Read more of this article