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BFRS Respond To Mattress Fire At 9 Beaches

BFRS Respond To Mattress Fire At 9 Beaches

At approximately 11:13am today [Jan 20], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a “dwelling on fire at #2 Daniel’s Head Lane, the Nine Beaches property with smoke and flames visible.” The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded with two vehicles staffed with 9 personnel.“Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire

Video & Photos: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire

At approximately 2:10am this morning [Jan 11], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a vehicle fire in the parking lot of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources at the Botanical Gardens. Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer Delton White said, “The vehicle was reported to have visible smoke and flames emitting.” Video... Read more of this article

Burnt Utility Pole Lands In Resident’s Driveway

Burnt Utility Pole Lands In Resident’s Driveway

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a pole fire on Middle Road in Devonshire this morning [Dec 17]. On arrival the fire had burnt through and appeared to be out but resulted in the top portion of the utility pole falling off, landing in the driveway of a nearby residence. It did not appear that any wiring was attached to the... Read more of this article

Caribbean Fire Chiefs Conference A Success

Caribbean Fire Chiefs Conference A Success

From November 28 to December 2, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service hosted the Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs [CAFC] conference at the Fairmont Southampton, with representatives from 18 islands attending. “The conference was a resounding success as Fire Chiefs and Junior Leaders from 18 Caribbean islands attended and participated in classes... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To Fire At Hospital

Fire Service Responds To Fire At Hospital

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the King Edward Memorial Hospital this morning, with the BFRS saying that on their arrival they “were met by KEMH staff informing us that there was a fire in the Diagnostic Imaging staff room, but they had extinguished it using a fire extinguisher.” Fire Service personnel entered the building... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To Residence In Hamilton

Fire Service Responds To Residence In Hamilton

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a City of Hamilton residence in the area of Princess Street and Elliot Street this morning [Dec 4] with police also attending the scene. The nature of the incident is not clear but a water hose could be seen being packed back on the fire truck. Details are limited at this time, however we will update... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To Vehicle Fire In Warwick

Fire Service Responds To Vehicle Fire In Warwick

At approximately 8:29am this morning, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the parking lot of the Warwick Academy School, however prior to their arrival, the fire had been extinguished with a fire extinguisher. Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer Delton White said, “The vehicle was reported to have... Read more of this article

BFRS To Host Annual Caribbean Fire Conference

BFRS To Host Annual Caribbean Fire Conference

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] will be hosting the annual conference for the Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs at the Fairmont Southampton from November 28th to December 2nd, with Fire Chiefs from Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Guadeloupe, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, Sint Maarten, St. Vincent, St. Croix, St. Thomas... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

[Updated with video] At approximately 6:12am this morning [Nov 20], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Canal Road in Pembroke, with a trailer truck and a motorbike fully involved with fire.Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer Delton White said, “The vehicle was reported to have visible smoke and... Read more of this article

Fire Service Extinguishes Van Blaze In Smiths

Fire Service Extinguishes Van Blaze In Smiths

At approximately 12:16pm this afternoon [Nov 5], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Club Road in Smiths Parish. Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer Delton White stated “the vehicle was reported to have visible smoke and flames emitting. “The Fire Service responded with one vehicle staffed with... Read more of this article

Fire Safety Awareness Week Starts November 7

Fire Safety Awareness Week Starts November 7

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BF&RS] will observe Fire Safety Awareness Week from 7 – 11, November, with this year’s theme to be “Don’t Wait Check the Date: Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years.” “While the BF&RS will be promoting this year’s fire safety message throughout the community next week, the BF&RS... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Responds In Hamilton

Photos: Fire Service Responds In Hamilton

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service are responding to the Government Administration Building in Hamilton, and an audible fire alarm can be heard. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 5.31pm: Police confirm that the area surrounding the building has been cordoned off whilst the matter is being attended... Read more of this article

Woman Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Fire

Woman Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Fire

At approximately 4:51pm today [Oct 21], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a house fire on Summit View Drive in Hamilton Parish. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded with 3 vehicles and 9 personnel, and Staff Officer Delton White stated, “On arrival of the Fire Service, smoke could be seen emitting from the... Read more of this article