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Minister Caines Thanks Bermuda Fire Service

Minister Caines Thanks Bermuda Fire Service

“I wish to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the members of the BF&RS for not only battling the marsh fire, but also for safeguarding and protecting the affected residents in the surrounding area,” said Minister of National Security Wayne Caines. His comments follow after a fire broke out at Devonshire Marsh yesterday, with... Read more of this article

BFRS: Devonshire Marsh Fire Is Under Control

BFRS: Devonshire Marsh Fire Is Under Control

[Updated + Written by Don Burgess] The Devonshire Marsh fire is under control. Divisional Commander Mark Taylor told Bernews the fire was “finally contained” prior to 3:20 pm. “We’re just doing some mop-up work now. We’re wetting down some hot spots.” As he was speaking a water truck had arrived, and the fire engine connected its hose... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Fire In Devonshire Marsh Area

Photos & Videos: Fire In Devonshire Marsh Area

[Updating] Firefighters are currently battling a blaze in the marsh area of Devonshire this morning [March 17], with flames seen in the marsh as smoke pours into the air. Lieutenant Francis of the BFRS said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Emergency Dispatch Center received a call for a brush fire at 0820hrs in the marsh near the Island Construction... Read more of this article