Tag: Fires

BFRS Respond To Fire In Riddell’s Bay Area

BFRS Respond To Fire In Riddell’s Bay Area

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service is presently working to extinguish a fire in the Riddell’s Bay, Warwick area this evening [Nov 24], with multiple fire trucks and firefighters on scene. As of this writing [10.10pm], the bulk of the fire appears to have been put out, and firefighters continue to wet down the area. Details are limited... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fire Service Visits City Hall

Photos & Video: Fire Service Visits City Hall

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service continued their Fire Safety Awareness Week activities yesterday [Nov 21], taking a truck to City Hall to assist in decorating the Christmas tree. Acting Deputy Chief Fire Officer Dana Lovell said, “Today, we’re just partnering with the Corporation of Hamilton and helping them to decorate the annual Christmas... Read more of this article

Car Fire In Hamilton Parish, No One Injured

Car Fire In Hamilton Parish, No One Injured

At approximately 11.00pm this evening [Nov 20], there was a car fire in the Radnor Road and North Shore area. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that no one was injured, and said the cause of the fire is under investigation.Lieutenant Colin Swan said that a fire truck from the Clearwater Fire Station attended the scene, and two firefighters... Read more of this article

Three People Abandon Sailboat After Fire

Three People Abandon Sailboat After Fire

Three people onboard the sailboat Wooden Heart abandonded the vessel following a fire on the boat, as it was located approximately 240 nautical miles north of Bermuda. The three survivors were picked up by the M/V AM Zenica, and are now en route to Croatia. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “RCC Bermuda receives a telephone... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Fire On Well Bottom Road

Firefighters Extinguish Fire On Well Bottom Road

At approximately 12:39am this morning [Nov 16] eight firefighters from the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of vehicle fire on Well Bottom Road, with one cycle and one car on fire. Fire Service spokesperson Sgt. Russann Francis said, “The report was of multiple vehicles involved in fire. Found on arrival was a cycle and one... Read more of this article

Photos: Sparky & BFRS On East Broadway

Photos: Sparky & BFRS On East Broadway

“Sparky” and the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service’s ladder truck could be seen along East Broadway this morning [Nov 14] to heighten awareness for the upcoming Fire Safety Awareness Week, which begins on Monday, 17th November. You can view our past coverage of Fire Safety Awareness Week here. Related PostsPhotos:... Read more of this article

Video: Firefighter Alvin Baker Is Laid To Rest

Video: Firefighter Alvin Baker Is Laid To Rest

Family, friends and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service coworkers gathered at Glory Temple located at Southside, St. David’s today [Oct 6] to pay respects and celebrate the life of fire fighter Alvin Baker Jr. who died suddenly last week. Officiating the ceremony was Reverend Lorne Bean and tributes were read by Chief Fire Officer Lloyd Burchall,... Read more of this article

Payloader Engine Fire At Pembroke Dump

Payloader Engine Fire At Pembroke Dump

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a vehicle engine fire at the Marsh Folly Composting Facility on Friday [Oct 31] at approximately 3.55pm.Smoke billowed from the blaze until fire fighters equipped with breathing apparatus arrived and extinguished the fire burning in what appeared to be a payloader engine compartment. One Fire Service... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley: “A Tragic Loss We All Share”

Premier Dunkley: “A Tragic Loss We All Share”

[Updated] “A tragic loss we all share,” said Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley today [Oct 31] after hearing of the sudden passing of Firefighter Alvin Baker. “Firefighter Baker was a popular, professional and highly valued member of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and I know that ‘family’ is today mourning... Read more of this article

Events Postponed Due To Firefighters Death

Events Postponed Due To Firefighters Death

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Services, Chief Fire Officer, R. Lloyd Burchall confirmed that Fire Safety Awareness Week, which was due to commence next week, will be postponed due to the unexpected passing of firefighter Alvin Baker. Chief Burchall said, “We have made the decision to postpone the Fire Safety Week as we are experiencing the unexpected passing... Read more of this article


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