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Lt. Russann Francis Earns Excellence Award

Lt. Russann Francis Earns Excellence Award

Lt. Russann Francis has earned the Public Service Excellence Award, being recognized for her “outstanding service and leadership as the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service’s representative on the Ministry of National Security’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation team.”A spokesperson said, “Recently, Premier David Burt and Head... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Respond To Fire In Crawl Hill Area

Photos: BFRS Respond To Fire In Crawl Hill Area

Firefighters responded to a brush fire in the Crawl Hill, Hamilton Parish area today [Jan 12]. A spokesperson said, “At 9:38am on Wednesday January 12, 2022 BFRS dispatch received a report of a brush fire Crawl Hill, Hamilton Parish. BFRS responded with three appliances from the Hamilton and Clearwater Stations with a total of eight firefighters.  “Upon... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Fire Service Staffing

Minister Updates On Fire Service Staffing

Following a meeting today with the Senior Command of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, the Minister of National Security Renee Ming, said, “I would like to update the public on the current status of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, but first I want to express my gratitude for their tireless work during this most recent outbreak and indeed throughout... Read more of this article

Bermuda Fire Service Staffing Affected By Covid

Bermuda Fire Service Staffing Affected By Covid

The Bermuda Fire Service Association has spoken out about the challenges with staffing due to Covid-19, with multiple firefighters out due to Covid protocols. Last night’s ZBM Evening News reported, “The Fire Service Association says it is alarmed over the current lack of manpower within the ranks of the Fire and Rescue Service. “The... Read more of this article

BFRS Association On Budget, Agreement & More

BFRS Association On Budget, Agreement & More

“Our budget continues to be cut, our equipment continues to expire and not be replaced,” the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Management and Fire Service Association said. A spokesperson said, “The Labour dispute between the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] Management and the Fire Service Association [FSA] has been settled ahead... Read more of this article

Notice Of ‘Labour Dispute’ With Fire Service

Notice Of ‘Labour Dispute’ With Fire Service

A “labour dispute exists between the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and the Bermuda Fire Service Association” and it has been referred to the Employment and Labour Relations Tribunal, according to an official notice this week, which follows in full below. Notice Of Declaration Of Labour Dispute :- Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and the... Read more of this article

PLP Sandys MPs On Westover Farm Fire

PLP Sandys MPs On Westover Farm Fire

“This fire is a tragedy and our thoughts and prayers are with the Bascome family and it is our hope that our community rallies around them to ensure that this important institution is preserved,” the PLP MPs said following the recent fire at Westover Farm in the west end. A statement from the Sandys PLP MPs — Jamahl Simmons, Kim Wilson, Dennis... Read more of this article

Fire At Westover Farm In Sandys Parish

Fire At Westover Farm In Sandys Parish

[Updated] The Fire Service and Police are currently responding to a fire at Westover Farm in Sandys parish. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:20am today, Thursday 25th November, a fire was reported at Westover Dairy Farm in Sandys parish. “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel are currently on scene dealing with the blaze, with Bermuda... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Cycle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters Extinguish Cycle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters extinguished a fire on Euclid Avenue this morning [Aug 28], with with a “cycle fully involved in fire.” A BFRS spokesperson said, “On August 28, 2021 at 8:01am, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a report of a cycle on fire on Euclid Avenue, Pembroke. “BFRS responded from Hamilton Station with... Read more of this article

Temporary Traffic Delays Due To Brush Fire

Temporary Traffic Delays Due To Brush Fire

[Updated] There are “temporary traffic delays in the Harrington Hundreds Road, Knapton Hill, Smith’s Parish area, due to a brush fire” this evening [Aug 26]. At 6.50pm, a police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public of temporary traffic delays in the Harrington Hundreds Road, Knapton Hill,... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Fire In St David’s

Firefighters Extinguish Fire In St David’s

Firefighters extinguished a house fire on So Far Lane in St David’s yesterday [July 27]. A BFRS spokesperson said, “A 3:03pm on July 27, the BFRS dispatch received a report of a house fire on So Far Lane in St David’s. “BFRS responded with two appliances from the Clearwater and Hamilton stations with a total of eight firefighters. “Upon... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire On Robert’s Ave

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire On Robert’s Ave

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a vehicle fire on Robert’s avenue last night [July 15]. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 10:36pm last evening, the BFRS dispatch received a report of a vehicle fire on Robert’s avenue. The report was that there was a car fully involved in flames. “One appliance from Hamilton Station... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire On King Street

BFRS Extinguish Fire On King Street

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS]  extinguished a structural fire on King Street yesterday afternoon. A BFRS spokesperson said, “On Saturday June 19, 2021 at 3;51pm the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a report of a structural fire at an residence on King Street. “BFRS responded with one appliance from Hamilton Station... Read more of this article