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Inquest Into Death Of Tahira Baker In Fire In UK

Inquest Into Death Of Tahira Baker In Fire In UK

After dying in a fire on September 23, 2015, an inquest has found that Tahira Baker’s death shows “no evidence of suicide or foul play,” with a candle believed to be at fault for causing the blaze. A story in The Star said, “Tahira Baker was caught up in a fire at her flat at Carwood Green, Burngreave. At an inquest into her... Read more of this article

Time Lapse Videos: Demolition On Front Street

Time Lapse Videos: Demolition On Front Street

Demolition work continues on Front Street following the fire that caused severe damage to a number of buildings in July. At approximately 4.30am that morning, the fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service deploying 16 vehicles and over 30 members to battle the blaze. The blaze took hours to get under control, and caused major... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Small Fire In Hamilton Parish

BFRS Extinguish Small Fire In Hamilton Parish

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a small fire on Abbott’s Cliff Close at approximately 2.15pm this afternoon, and said they “discovered a small fire in a bedroom that was quickly extinguished.”Sergeant Russann Francis said, “We responded to a report of a structural fire at Abbott’s Cliff Close. “On... Read more of this article

Photos: Work Continues After Front Street Fire

Photos: Work Continues After Front Street Fire

Work is continuing on Front Street following the July 21 blaze that caused severe damage to a number of buildings. At approximately 4.30am that morning, the fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service deploying 16 vehicles and over 30 members to battle the blaze. The blaze took hours to get under control, and caused major damage... Read more of this article

Small Fire At Hamilton Princess, No One Injured

Small Fire At Hamilton Princess, No One Injured

[Updated: The Hamilton Princess confirmed that a chimney over a stove in Marcus’ restaurant caught fire, said “thankfully no one was injured and there was no damage to the hotel.”]Bermuda Fire and Rescue service personnel attended the Hamilton Princess Hotel on Pitts Bay Road tonight [August 23] to an incident that occurred on the property. The... Read more of this article

Raynor To Give Fire Safety Workshops In Atlanta

Raynor To Give Fire Safety Workshops In Atlanta

Bermudian Arthur Raynor [pictured], a Senior Fire Safety Education Specialist for the City of Atlanta Fire Department, has been invited to present fire safety workshops for a conference of The American Association of Service Coordinators [AASC] being held from August 21 to August 24 at The Atlanta Omni CNN Center Hotel. The AASC is a national not-for-profit... Read more of this article

Fire Service Attend Boat Fire In The West End

Fire Service Attend Boat Fire In The West End

[Updated: At 7.29pm, the BFRS responded to a boat that was "fully involved in fire and producing heavy smoke" in Sandys, and eight firefighters "fought through challenges to extinguish the fire." The BFRS said they "owner of the craft sustained minor injuries as a result of the fire and has been taken to KEMH for observation."]Bermuda Fire and Rescue... Read more of this article

Fire Being Treated As A “Suspicious Incident”

Fire Being Treated As A “Suspicious Incident”

[Updated] Police and the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire this morning [Aug 19] in the doorway of The Athletic Club in Hamilton, saying “it appears that someone threw a flammable liquid at the door” and they “are treating this as a suspicious incident.” A police spokesperson said, “Police and Bermuda... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To “Smoke Issuing” From Home

BFRS Respond To “Smoke Issuing” From Home

At approximately 6.29pm today [Aug 4], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of “smoke issuing” from a residence on Kilderry Lane in Devonshire. Fire Service spokesperson, Staff Officer Delton White, reports, “At approximately 6:29pm on Thursday, August 4th, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of “smoke... Read more of this article

FMG Restoring Front Street Offices After Fire

FMG Restoring Front Street Offices After Fire

Freisenbruch-Meyer Group said that it is undergoing an extensive restoration project at its offices, located at 75 Front Street in Hamilton; with plans to reopen the location to the public early next month. The property received widespread smoke and water damage, as well as structural harm to its roof after the devastating fire on July 21. In the meantime,... Read more of this article

Video: Vehicle Fire On Angle Street Extinguished

Video: Vehicle Fire On Angle Street Extinguished

[Updated] At approximately 4.45pm this afternoon [July 27] emergency services responded to a vehicle fire on Angle Street near the junction with Court Street. Firefighters arrived to find a car with flames and smoke emitting from the vehicle’s engine compartment, and proceeded to extinguish the blaze with two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus. Details... Read more of this article

Police: Front Street Is Now Open To All Traffic

Police: Front Street Is Now Open To All Traffic

Following the fire on Front Street on Thursday morning, traffic restrictions were put in place resulting in motorists traveling into the city experiencing delays. Restoration work is underway and Police today [July 23] said that Front Street is now open to all traffic and a temporary sidewalk has been setup. The blaze took hours to get under control,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Work Begins After Front Street Fire

Photos/Video: Work Begins After Front Street Fire

The restoration work is underway on Front Street following the early morning blaze that caused severe damage on Thursday morning. At approximately 4.30am on Thursday, the fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service deploying 16 vehicles and over 30 members to battle the blaze.The blaze took hours to get under control, and... Read more of this article