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Three Videos: Two Boats On Fire In Dockyard

Three Videos: Two Boats On Fire In Dockyard

[Updated] Fourteen firefighters from the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] – along with six appliances - battled a blaze at Dockyard on Sunday evening [Jan 12], and three videos showing the fire are below. Following the response, a BFRS spokesperson said, “At 6:27pm the BFRS received a call reporting a house boat on fire at the Dockyard... Read more of this article

Photos: Aftermath Of Boat Fire In Dockyard

Photos: Aftermath Of Boat Fire In Dockyard

Fourteen firefighters from the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] battled a blaze at Dockyard last night [Jan 12], with two vessels completely engulfed in flames. Following the response, a BFRS spokesperson said, “At 6:27pm the BFRS received a call reporting a house boat on fire at the Dockyard in Sandys.”“The BFRS responded with six... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Boat Fire In Dockyard

Photos & Video: Boat Fire In Dockyard

[Updated] Firefighters are on scene in the west end this evening [Jan 12] battling a blaze. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 8.06pm: The BFRS said, “At 6:27pm the BFRS received a call reporting a house boat on fire at the Dockyard in Sandys. “The BFRS responded with 6 appliances and a total... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Respond To St. David’s Boat Blaze

Photos: BFRS Respond To St. David’s Boat Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] and police responded to a reported boat fire last night [Dec 6] in St. David’s. Fire fighters fought the blaze from a dock before two boats arrived to assist, allowing the fire fighters to access the craft which was fully engulfed with flames and some distance away from land. BFRS spokesperson... Read more of this article

Fire In Vessel Engine Room Safely Extinguished

Fire In Vessel Engine Room Safely Extinguished

A fire in the engine room of a Tug/Barge was extinguished and the vessel was able to safely make its way to St. George’s Harbour. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Wednesday 10th April, 5:38 pm. Bermuda Radio received a telephone call from Crisson’s company reporting that their Tug / Barge had a fire in the engine room,... Read more of this article

Fire Service Extinguish Boat Fire In Southampton

Fire Service Extinguish Boat Fire In Southampton

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a boat fire early this morning in Southampton, with a “50 foot plus sailboat with smoke smoldering from the cabin area,” with the BFRS saying they “were able to access the boat via the assistance of local boatman, Mr. Andrew Marshall, to whom we would like to express our thanks.”The... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Battles Boat Fires At Riddell’s Bay

Video: BFRS Battles Boat Fires At Riddell’s Bay

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to Riddell’s Bay in Southampton early this morning [Sept 1] where multiple boats were on fire. The BFRS said, “At approximately 12:30am on Friday, September 1, 2017, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to multiple reports of a boat on fire at Riddell’s Bay... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the Dockyard area tonight [July 13] where a boat and an area of brush was on fire. Police and fire personnel were on scene at Albert Row with onlookers watching fire fighters extinguish the blaze which sent smoke billowing into the sky. Details are limited at this time, however we will update... Read more of this article

Video: Fire Service Battle Boat Blaze In Pembroke

Video: Fire Service Battle Boat Blaze In Pembroke

[Updating] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service have responded to a boat fire this afternoon [June 27] located in the Spanish Point, Pembroke area.Smoke was seen billowing into the sky from as far away as Southampton as seen by the photo below. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 4.29pm: The fire involves... Read more of this article

Fire Service Attend Boat Fire In The West End

Fire Service Attend Boat Fire In The West End

[Updated: At 7.29pm, the BFRS responded to a boat that was "fully involved in fire and producing heavy smoke" in Sandys, and eight firefighters "fought through challenges to extinguish the fire." The BFRS said they "owner of the craft sustained minor injuries as a result of the fire and has been taken to KEMH for observation."]Bermuda Fire and Rescue... Read more of this article

Locals Assist Stranded Crewmen After Boat Fire

Locals Assist Stranded Crewmen After Boat Fire

A number of locals have stepped up to assist a group of Indonesian and Chinese fishermen who arrived on the island with next to nothing after being forced to abandon their boat after it caught fire southeast of Bermuda. The fishing vessel ‘Pioneer’ caught fire approximately 900 miles off Bermuda on Tuesday, and a rescue operation was launched involving... Read more of this article

Fire Survivors Expected To Arrive In Bermuda

Fire Survivors Expected To Arrive In Bermuda

A boat transporting the survivors from a fishing vessel that caught fire is expected to arrive in Bermuda tomorrow morning, where an injured crew member will be taken directly to Bermuda’s airport, and then flown by U.S. Air Force aircraft to the U.S. for further treatment. The fishing vessel ‘Pioneer’ caught fire approximately 900 miles southeast... Read more of this article

Crew Members Rescued 900 Miles Off Bermuda

Crew Members Rescued 900 Miles Off Bermuda

19 Chinese and Indonesian crew members were rescued today [June 21] after their boat caught fire some 900 miles southeast of Bermuda, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said. The Duty Officer said, “At 1:19 local time this morning, Tuesday 21st June, 2016, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by the Panamanian registered merchant... Read more of this article