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Photos: Prison Van Catches Fire On North Shore

Photos: Prison Van Catches Fire On North Shore

[Updated with photos] As of 10.00am this morning [Feb 2] traffic is being diverted on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish after a prison van with six people inside it caught fire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:55am Sunday, February 2nd first responders were dispatched to a reported vehicle fire along North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish... Read more of this article

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

Two People Treated For Shock After Car Fire

Two People Treated For Shock After Car Fire

[Updated] The New Year did not start well for two people, with their car bursting into flames just past midnight while they were driving in St David’s, resulting in both occupants of the car taken to hospital due to shock. Lt Jay Donawa said the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service received the call at approximately 12.37am, and they took four minutes... Read more of this article

Looking Back On 2013: The Year In Photos

Looking Back On 2013: The Year In Photos

To mark the end of yet another year, Bernews has gathered some of the images from 2013 depicting a few of the many events that took place. Ranging from holidays, to sports, to cruise ships, collisions and more, the past year saw numerous activities take place on our 21 square mile island. This is, of course, only a tiny fraction of the photos we posted... 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: 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/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

Video: Fire Breaks Out In Cedar Avenue Building

Video: Fire Breaks Out In Cedar Avenue Building

[Updated: At 1.15am a fire broke out at the old Teen Services building on Cedar Avenue in Pembroke. Over 25 firefighters responded, and the fire was extinguished by 6am. A full photo gallery of the fire is here.] Emergency personnel are being kept busy this evening, as following the explosion in Devonshire a few hours ago, firefighters are now battling... Read more of this article

Photos: Passengers Escape Car Fire In Paget

Photos: Passengers Escape Car Fire In Paget

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire Service responded to a car fire this morning [Sept 21] at approximately 9.45am on Rural Hill in Paget. The driver told us that the car, with passengers including a young child, was traveling east near Treetops Nursery when the driver saw all warning lights coming on and pulled over. Smoke started coming from the front engine... Read more of this article

Photos: St David’s Brush Fire Extinguished

Photos: St David’s Brush Fire Extinguished

At approximately 4.00pm today [July 7] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the Lang Lane, St. David’s area to a report of a brush fire.On arrival, personnel found an area approximately 50 feet by 50 feet of trees and brush involved. Two appliances with six firefighters attended the scene and extinguished the blaze before wetting... Read more of this article

Video: Brush Fire Breaks Out In Ord Road, Paget

Video: Brush Fire Breaks Out In Ord Road, Paget

[Updated with video] As of 9.15am this morning [June 26] smoke can be seen billowing after a brush fire broke out in the Ord Road, Paget area.  The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service have arrived on the scene, and are working to extinguish the blaze. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 9.41am: At least two fire... Read more of this article

Firefighters Respond To Car Fire In Devonshire

Firefighters Respond To Car Fire In Devonshire

[Updated] At approximately 8.30am this morning [June 21], the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of a car on fire in the Cedar Park, Devonshire area. Multiple fire vehicles and personnel responded to the scene, as did several police officers. Smoke and flames could be seen pouring out of the front of the car, which has been left... Read more of this article