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Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm Activation

Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm Activation

The airport was evacuated earlier this afternoon [Sept 27] due to a fire alarm activation, and police were seen at the gate restricting vehicles from entering, with staff allowed to re-enter at 4.25pm after a ‘security sweep’ took place. A Skyport Airport Duty Officer says: “At 3:35pm, the Life Safety System audible alarm was activated... Read more of this article

Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm Activation

Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm Activation

Emergency services were called and the LF Wade International Airport was evacuated earlier this afternoon [Sept 1] due to a fire alarm activation, however after a “thorough investigation of the affected area and a security sweep, the all clear was given” and staff and passengers were allowed to re-enter.A Skyport Airport Duty Officer says:... Read more of this article

Police Responding To Report Of Bomb Threat

Police Responding To Report Of Bomb Threat

[Updated] Police are responding to a report of a bomb threat at EFC electrical company in Pembroke this morning [March 16], saying they are responding in “an abundance of caution.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are currently are responding to a report of a bomb threat at EFC electrical company at Mills Creek in Pembroke. We are... Read more of this article

Airport Evacuated After Fire Alarm Activation

Airport Evacuated After Fire Alarm Activation

There was a full evacuation of the terminal building at L.F. Wade International Airport this afternoon [Sept 30] after a fire alarm was activated at 2.27pm. A spokesperson said, “Construction personnel carrying out work at the L.F. Wade International Airport inadvertently set off the fire alarm at 2:27 pm this afternoon, resulting in a full evacuation... Read more of this article

Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy Evacuated

Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy Evacuated

The Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy was evacuated today [Sept 23] due what officials described as a “strong, sulphur-like smell.” A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Department of Education this morning took the precautionary measure to evacuate The Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy upon the advice of the environmental officer, after... Read more of this article

Suspicious Envelope, Police & Fire Respond

Suspicious Envelope, Police & Fire Respond

[Updated: At 5pm police, fire and ambulance attended the airport after a report of "suspicious substance" in an envelope that originated overseas. As a safety precaution, one airport staffer was taken to the hospital and three others were quarantined. At 10pm the police said the envelope was forensically examined and no traces of any toxic substance... Read more of this article

Hospital Partially Evacuated After Alarm Goes Off

Hospital Partially Evacuated After Alarm Goes Off

At approximately 9:45am this morning [Nov 20] the hospital — except for patient wards — was evacuated after the fifth floor fire alarm was activated. There was no actual fire, and staff remained outside for approximately half an hour until the technicians cleared the alarm and reset the system.A spokesperson said: “BHB confirms that... Read more of this article

L.F. Wade Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm

L.F. Wade Airport Evacuated Due To Fire Alarm

The L.F. Wade International airport was evacuated last night [Sept 14] after a fire alarm was activated, causing passengers for the British Airways flight to have to leave the airport while officials checked the cause of the alarm. Unofficial reports suggest that water may have somehow gotten a station, which caused the fire alarm to go off. One fire... Read more of this article

Fire Alarm Activation Was ‘Act Of Vandalism’

Fire Alarm Activation Was ‘Act Of Vandalism’

It appears the fire alarm activation at the airport this weekend was an act of vandalism and the matter is now under investigation, a Ministry of Transport spokesperson said. On Sunday [Aug 26] the gate to the LF Wade International Airport was closed as passengers and staff were evacuated from the building.A Transport Ministry spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

LF Wade Airport Evacuated, Gate Locked

LF Wade Airport Evacuated, Gate Locked

[Updated] The gate to the LF Wade International Airport was closed as passengers and staff were evacuated from the building earlier today [Aug 26].Taxis and private cars were stopped from accessing the airport property as the main gate was closed causing traffic to become backed up through the airport roundabout as passengers attempted to make their... Read more of this article

Airport Evacuated After Fire Alarm Goes Off

Airport Evacuated After Fire Alarm Goes Off

[Updated with videos/statement] Earlier this afternoon [July 23] the L.F. Wade International Airport was evacuated, and emergency personnel attended, and temporarily blocked the entrance.The scene created a back log of traffic attempting to enter the Airport, and the sight of fire trucks also attracted several members of the public:After a period... Read more of this article

Videos: Fire Service Responds: Par-La-Ville Rd

Videos: Fire Service Responds: Par-La-Ville Rd

[Updated] Emergency personnel have blocked off Par-La-Ville Road, after the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of a fire at the Little Venice restaurant in Hamilton this afternoon [May 17]. The building was evacuated, smoke can be seen coming from what appears to be the area of a back doorway, while firefighters are in the building... Read more of this article

Passenger Evacuation: Faulty Heat Detector

Passenger Evacuation: Faulty Heat Detector

This afternoon [Apr.28] passengers were evacuated from the airport after a fire alarm was activated due to a faulty heat detector. Passengers were allowed back into the terminal shortly after, and the AirTran flight was delayed by an hour. A spokesperson said, “A fire alarm was activated at the LF Wade International Airport this afternoon which... Read more of this article