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42-Year-Old Man Injured In Boat Fire In Warwick

42-Year-Old Man Injured In Boat Fire In Warwick

A 42-year-old man sustained burns to his arm and legs following a boat fire in Warwick. A police spokesperson said, “At around 5:10 p.m. on Saturday 20th June, Police & EMS were dispatched to a private dock just off Middle Road & Riddles Bay Road, Warwick, to a report of a boat fire. “Upon arrival they found that a 42-year-old male on board... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire in Pembroke last night [June 11], with the fire causing “minimal damage” to a nearby home. A spokesperson said, “Fire Dispatch received two calls for service on the evening of Thursday, June 11th 2020; the first at 11:25pm and the seconded at 11:31pm. “The first call was a road traffic... Read more of this article

Bystanders Extinguish Kitchen Fire In Sandy’s

Bystanders Extinguish Kitchen Fire In Sandy’s

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] attended a reported kitchen fire in Sandy’s today [April 29] to find upon arriving on the scene that bystanders had managed to gain access to the building and extinguish the fire. A spokesperson said, “At 1.39pm this afternoon, a call was received of a kitchen fire in Sandy’s. “BFRS... Read more of this article

BFRS On Properly Burning Horticultural Waste

BFRS On Properly Burning Horticultural Waste

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] is reminding the public about the correct procedures for the burning of horticultural waste on their property. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service recognizes that this shelter in place period has given the public the opportunity to clear their properties of unwanted horticultural waste;... Read more of this article

BFRS Offering Remote Fire Safety Meetings

BFRS Offering Remote Fire Safety Meetings

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] is offering fire safety advice using FaceTime, WhatsApp, Zoom, or Skype during the ‘Shelter in Place’ period amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “During the current Shelter in Place period, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] is offering fire safety advice to... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Mid Atlantic Wellness

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Mid Atlantic Wellness

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a fire at the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 9:52am, fire dispatch received a call reporting a fire at the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute. BFRS responded with 3 appliances out of the Hamilton Station. “On arrival, fire crews found a Sterno which had fallen... Read more of this article

Fire In One Of The Remand Cells At Westgate

Fire In One Of The Remand Cells At Westgate

[Updated] There was a fire in one of the remand cells at the Westgate Correctional Facility this morning [March 10], with the fire extinguished by Corrections Officers, while the BF&RS “attended to ensure the safety and security of the area.” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, “First and foremost I want to thank... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Tow Truck Fire

Firefighters Extinguish Tow Truck Fire

Firefighters extinguished a tow truck fire that occurred this morning [March 8] in Hamilton. A Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said, “At 6:20am, dispatch received a call of a vehicle fire at the junction of King Street and Elliot Street. One appliance responded from Hamilton Fire Station with a total of four firefighters. “Upon... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Smiths

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Smiths

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a vehicle fire in Smiths parish this afternoon.A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 12:52pm a call was received reporting a vehicle with smoke and flames issuing in Smiths parish. Four appliances from the Hamilton Station responded, with a total of 8 personnel. “On... Read more of this article

Person Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Fire

Person Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Fire

A person suffering from smoke inhalation was taken to hospital following a fire in Devonshire. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 1:13pm a call was received by Central Fire Dispatch reporting a kitchen fire in a 2 story structure at Kilderry Close, Devonshire. The Fire service responded with 4 appliances and a total of 7 firefighters. “On arrival... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Aftermath Of Fire In Cedar Park

Photos & Video: Aftermath Of Fire In Cedar Park

Following last night’s fire at the old Cedar Park store in Devonshire, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, who represents the Constituency, stopped by this morning to check on area residents and view the damage.The blaze apparently started at around 10.30pm or so last night, with flames seen rising from the roof of the building, which... Read more of this article

Video: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Devonshire

Video: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Devonshire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service were on scene in the Cedar Park, Devonshire area late this evening [Jan 18] extinguishing a fire at the old Cedar Park store.The building, which is located at the back of the neighbourhood, used to be used as a convenience store and has not been in use for the past few years. Further details are limited at this... Read more of this article

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