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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

Photos: Truck & Jeep Collision In Southampton

Photos: Truck & Jeep Collision In Southampton

[Updated with photos] A collision involving a van and a large truck that occurred this afternoon [Sept 12] on Middle Road in Southampton is currently causing traffic delays in the area. At 3.20pm, a police spokesperson said, ““There are currently traffic delays along a section of Middle Road, Southampton in the vicinity of Five Star Island,... Read more of this article

Photos: Smoke Emanating From Back Of Bus

Photos: Smoke Emanating From Back Of Bus

[Updated] The motoring public is being advised of traffic delays this afternoon [Sept 9] on Middle Road in Southampton due to an incident involving smoke issuing from a public transportation bus. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “First responders are presently attending a report of smoke coming out of the back of a public transportation... Read more of this article

Photos: Car Crashes Over Wall, Upside Down

Photos: Car Crashes Over Wall, Upside Down

[Updated] There was a car collision on South Shore Road in Devonshire, near Gillian’s, which has resulted in the car crashing over the wall and landing upside down. It is not clear whether the passenger[s] have been injured, however the car has sustained serious damage, and parts of the vehicle can be seen strewn across the field the car landed... Read more of this article

Photos: 2 Injured After Driver Crashes Into Camp

Photos: 2 Injured After Driver Crashes Into Camp

[Updated with additional photos + video. Police confirm that the 19 year old driver has been arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired. The two people [husband and wife aged 52 and 44] who were in the tent that the car smashed into are being treated for what the police said “appears to be serious injuries.”] Holiday campers in the... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Responds To Warwick Fire

Photos: Fire Service Responds To Warwick Fire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service have been kept busy this afternoon [July 17], as following the taxi fire earlier today they responded to a small fire in the Middle Road, Warwick area at around 4.15pm.Fire Service vehicles responded to the scene with approximately six firefighters, and fire trucks set up in the Lindos parking lot as they worked... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fire Service Marine Exercise

Photos & Video: Fire Service Marine Exercise

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] recently conducted simulated water rescue training near Stokes Bay, St George’s. Fire Service spokesperson Lt. Leonard Davis said, “The training exercise was conducted in an attempt to prepare Fire Service staff for the possibility of an aircraft water rescue. The Fire/ Rescue Water Craft of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Extinguishes Trailer Fire

Photos: Fire Service Extinguishes Trailer Fire

At approximately 3.50pm on Friday afternoon [June 27], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire near Highwood Lane in Paget.Fire Service spokesperson Lt. Leonard Davis reported that “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the incident with one fire appliance staffed with 4 firefighters. The Fire Service... Read more of this article

Photos: Brush Fire Extinguished In Paget

Photos: Brush Fire Extinguished In Paget

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the White Sands Road, Paget area at approximately 6pm today [June 20] after fire broke out in an area of brush.Two fire vehicles could be seen with approximately six personnel at the scene. Some fire responders were outfitted with breathing apparatus while fighting the blaze. After extinguishing the fire,... Read more of this article


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