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Photos & Video: Fire On Island In St George’s

Photos & Video: Fire On Island In St George’s

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service rushed to the east end this evening [May 31], after a fire broke out on an island in St George’s. Members of the public were using initially buckets to collect water to pour on the fire, as smoke could be seen pouring out in the air. The fire is still blazing at this time, and we will... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire At Canadian Hotel On Reid Street

Photos: Fire At Canadian Hotel On Reid Street

Twenty-five firefighters were called out last night [Dec 19] after a blaze broke out at the old Canadian Hotel on Reid Street. The fire initially began with smoke emanating from the building, but about 1 hour after the fire started flames became visible after the fire broke through the roof.Acting Deputy Chief Lloyd Burchall from the Bermuda Fire... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Belmont Hills Golf Course Fire

Photos/Video: Belmont Hills Golf Course Fire

[Updated with video] A fire broke out on the 17th tee at the Belmont Golf Course this evening [Nov 29], and firefighters are presently on scene extinguishing the blaze. Smoke is pouring out into the night sky, and there are at least three fire vehicles and a number of personnel on scene. It appears the fire started in a pile of vegetation debris, and... Read more of this article

Photos: 30 Firefighters Battle Warehouse Fire

Photos: 30 Firefighters Battle Warehouse Fire

At approximately 1pm today [Nov 17] thirty firefighters responded to a fire at the Bermuda Mechanical Building on #10 Marsh Lane in Devonshire. The blaze was brought under control at 3.30pm, leaving one third of the building completely destroyed.Eight fire vehicles responded to the scene, as well as multiple police cars. Flames could be seen through... Read more of this article

Photos: Small Brush Fire Breaks Out In Paget

Photos: Small Brush Fire Breaks Out In Paget

[Updated: Fire started again overnight] At approximately 2pm this afternoon [Nov 11] a small fire broke out in farmlands in the Honey Hill, Paget area. An 8-year-old girl who lives close by was the first to notice the fire, and told an adult who called 911.Both the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and Police responded to the scene, and firefighters... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Safety Awareness Week Launched

Photos: Fire Safety Awareness Week Launched

Minister of National Security Wayne Perinchief joined officials at the Hamilton Fire Station on Monday [Oct 29] to officially launch Fire Safety Awareness Week. This year Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service is recognizing its Fire Safety Awareness Week from Monday, October 29 to Friday, November 2, 2011. The theme this year is “Have two ways out!”. Remarks... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Small Brush Fire

Firefighters Extinguish Small Brush Fire

Shortly after 4:00pm this afternoon [Aug 4] the Bermuda Fire Service responded to a brush fire on North Shore Road in Pembroke.Two Fire Service vehicles with approximately eight personnel attended and made access to the area down a path to the waters edge. On arrival they found a small area of brush burning and extinguished the blaze, wetting down... Read more of this article

Photos: Massive Fire At Pembroke Dump

Photos: Massive Fire At Pembroke Dump

A huge blaze broke out last night [Mar.29] at the Marsh Folly Composting Facility in Pembroke. Smoke billowed high in the sky, visible for miles around. Dozens of personnel from the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded, with firefighters called in from all over the island, as well as off duty staff receiving calls to respond to the emergency. They... Read more of this article

Looking Back On 2011: The Year In Photos

Looking Back On 2011: The Year In Photos

To mark the end of an eventful year, Bernews has chronicled some of the memorable events with a selection of the most arresting images of 2011. While many of the dramatic moments are here, so too are some of the more celebratory, intimate and poignant ones. And although disciples of an American End-Times prophet took to Hamilton’s Streets early... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: Swinging Doors Fire

Photos/Videos: Swinging Doors Fire

At approximately 12.30am this morning [Nov.7] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and Police responded to a report of a structural fire inside the Swinging Doors Nightclub at #29 Court Street in Hamilton. Swinging Doors is sandwiched between C&R Discount and the Fish Hut on Court Street.Fire personnel arrived at the scene to find moderate smoke emitting... Read more of this article

Photos: 2011 Fire Safety Awareness Week

Photos: 2011 Fire Safety Awareness Week

Fire Safety Awareness Week officially kicked off today [Oct.31], with the official opening ceremony held at the Hamilton Fire Station this morning. Every year, the Ministry of National Security, in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association, sister Fire Departments across the United States and the United Kingdom participate in an initiative... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: HWP Building After The Fire

Photos/Video: HWP Building After The Fire

[Updated with video] The morning after the massive blaze at HWP, locals are driving by slowly, many getting out of their cars for a better look at the building. Much of the roof has collapsed, with the interior of the car showroom decimated,  showing burned cars lined up in front of the shattered windows. Small amounts of smoke can still be seen emanating... Read more of this article

Photos: 60 Firefighters Battle Blaze At HWP

Photos: 60 Firefighters Battle Blaze At HWP

[Updated - all staff are out and safe] At approximately 2pm this afternoon [Aug.8] a fire broke out at the HWP Paint shop on St Johns Road in Pembroke, with locals reporting hearing what sounded like an explosion just before the fire, and staff running out of the building. The Bermuda Fire Service has responded and are presently working to put out the... Read more of this article