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Photos/Video: Fire Safety Coloring Book Launch

Photos/Video: Fire Safety Coloring Book Launch

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] held a launch for their inaugural Fire Safety Activity and Coloring book today [Sept 15] at the Hamilton Fire Station. “The book titled, ‘Curtis’ Fire Safety Activity and Coloring Book’, marks an historical event, as it is the first ever written, illustrated, designed, produced, printed and... Read more of this article

Fire Service Respond To St. David’s Dryer Blaze

Fire Service Respond To St. David’s Dryer Blaze

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire tonight [Sept 11] at a home located in the Sofar Lane area of St. David’s. Bystanders indicate that the incident involved a dryer fire which was extinguished by residents with the help of a fire extinguisher supplied by a nearby neighbour. The Fire Service arrived and entered the property... Read more of this article

Photos: Robertson’s Re-Opens After Fire

Photos: Robertson’s Re-Opens After Fire

Following the September 2 fire that caused extensive damage – including the roof collapsing – at the Robertson’s Drug Store building in St. George’s, the business has re-opened to the public.While the building still needs major repairs they were able to open the lower level of the store, with the owners and staff working extremely... Read more of this article

Fire Service Extinguishes House Fire In Sandys

Fire Service Extinguishes House Fire In Sandys

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire on Tribe Road #6 in Sandys last night [Sept 5], with four vehicles and 10 personnel attending. Spokesperson Acting Lieutenant Russann Francis said, “We responded to a house fire where we entered the building amidst heavy smoke conditions to ensure all occupants were accounted for and safe. “During... Read more of this article

Robertson’s Thanks Community For Support

Robertson’s Thanks Community For Support

Following the devastating fire this past weekend, Robertson’s Drug Store extended their thanks to the community for “their kind words of support” and “generous offers of help,” and said they are “deeply saddened by what has happened, but the clean up has begun.” At around 11.50am on Saturday [Sept 2], the Bermuda... Read more of this article

4 Hours Of Video: Fire At Robertson’s Drug Store

4 Hours Of Video: Fire At Robertson’s Drug Store

At around 11.50am on Saturday [Sept 2], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a fire at the Robertson’s Drug Store building in St. George’s, with firefighters battling the blaze all afternoon. While no one was injured in the fire, the building sustained serious damage, including the roof collapsing. Approximately four hours... Read more of this article

Businesses Provide Food/Drinks For Firefighters

Businesses Provide Food/Drinks For Firefighters

As firefighters battled the flames at Robertson’s Drug Store yesterday [Sept 2], St George’s businesses and restaurants stepped up to show their thanks to the BFRS by delivering food and beverages to the firefighters throughout the day. Temptations Cafe provided platters of sandwiches, Wahoo Bistro were seen delivering trays of wahoo nuggets,... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Erupts At Robertson’s Drug Store

Photos: Fire Erupts At Robertson’s Drug Store

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire at the Robertson’s Drug Store building in St. George’s around midday on Saturday [Sept 2] where the fire gutted the top floor resulting in the building’s roof collapsing. Firefighters battled the blaze all afternoon and continued wetting down hot spots into the night before packing... Read more of this article

Live Video & Updates: Fire In St George’s

Live Video & Updates: Fire In St George’s

[Updating: At around 11.50am today [Sept 2] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire at the Robertson’s Drug Store building in St. George. The building’s roof collapsed, and firefighters battled the blaze all afternoon and as of 6.00pm, they are wetting down hot spots. The BFRS said, “There are no injuries at this time.... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Damage After Fire At Robertson’s

Photos/Video: Damage After Fire At Robertson’s

The Robertson’s Drug Store building on York Street in St George’s has sustained major damage after a fire broke out late this morning [Sept 2] at the east end business, resulting in the roof collapsing. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded at around 11.50am, and spent hours battling the blaze, and as of 6.00pm, they are still working... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Battles Boat Fires At Riddell’s Bay

Video: BFRS Battles Boat Fires At Riddell’s Bay

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to Riddell’s Bay in Southampton early this morning [Sept 1] where multiple boats were on fire. The BFRS said, “At approximately 12:30am on Friday, September 1, 2017, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to multiple reports of a boat on fire at Riddell’s Bay... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Extinguish Turk’s Head Lane Fire

Photos: BFRS Extinguish Turk’s Head Lane Fire

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a  fire at Turk’s Head Lane in Devonshire this afternoon [July 14], with three vehicles and ten personnel on scene. The BFRS said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a structural fire at Turk’s Head Lane today, Friday, July 14, 2017 at approximately 2:07pm. “We... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the Dockyard area tonight [July 13] where a boat and an area of brush was on fire. Police and fire personnel were on scene at Albert Row with onlookers watching fire fighters extinguish the blaze which sent smoke billowing into the sky. Details are limited at this time, however we will update... Read more of this article