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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

Photos: Car Crashes On Side In School Yard

Photos: Car Crashes On Side In School Yard

[Updated with photos/video. At around 2.30pm a car driver was on a property adjacent to Francis Patton School and crashed through a hedge, with the car landing on its side in the school yard. The female driver was extracted from the car by firefighters, who confirmed that her injuries are not believed to be life threatening. None of the students were... Read more of this article

Photos: Cat Rescued From Pembroke House Fire

Photos: Cat Rescued From Pembroke House Fire

[Updated] A cat named Oreo was successfully rescued from a small house fire in Pembroke today [Nov 7], and after receiving some oxygen on the scene, Oreo appears set to make a full recovery.The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to the Fenton’s Drive area off Parson’s Road in Pembroke at around 11.45am today, with approximately... Read more of this article

Photos: Fuel/Oil Spill In Water On East Broadway

Photos: Fuel/Oil Spill In Water On East Broadway

[Updated] At around 10pm this evening [Oct 22] the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to the East Broadway area, after fuel/oil spilled into the water.There is a strong smell of gas in the area, which appears as though it could be diesel, and emergency personnel along with Marine & Ports staff are on scene working to contain the spill.Details... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fire At Old Teen Services Building

Photos/Video: Fire At Old Teen Services Building

[Updated with video] At around 1:15am this morning [Oct 17] a fire broke out at the old Teen Services building on Cedar Avenue in Pembroke. Police officers and over 25 Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel responded to the scene, where firefighters spent the next few hours extinguishing the blaze.When asked if anyone was in the building, a... Read more of this article