Tag: Fires

Woman Recovering From Burns After House Fire

Woman Recovering From Burns After House Fire

A 54 year old woman is recovering after receiving what the police said were “relatively minor first degree burns to her arms and face” in the explosion and blaze that severely damaged a Palmetto Road residence in the early hours of this morning [Apr 13]. Officials originally said no one was injured, however today said that one resident did... Read more of this article

Videos & Photos: Fire At Palmetto Road House

Videos & Photos: Fire At Palmetto Road House

[Updating: Residents managed to escape unharmed after a Palmetto Road home caught fire after what sounded like an explosion at around 2.40am today. Residents of nearby properties were evacuated following the discovery of gas tanks adjacent to where the fire was located. 20 firefighters extinguished the blaze, and the property sustained serious damage... Read more of this article

Port Royal Staff Member Extinguishes Car Fire

Port Royal Staff Member Extinguishes Car Fire

At approximately 10:00am today [Apr 10], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Pompano Beach Road, and on their arrival they discovered that a Port Royal Golf Course staff member had extinguished the fire. Fire Service spokesperson Leonard Davis said, “The vehicle was reported to have visible smoke and flames... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To Front Street Bar

Fire Service Responds To Front Street Bar

At approximately 10.45pm tonight [Apr 1], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the Café Cairo Restaurant and Bar to a report of smoke issuing from the roof of the building.A passerby had reported seeing smoke and embers emitting from the roof of the establishment. On arrival, Fire Service personnel determined that a log had been lit in the... Read more of this article

Fire Damages 2-Story Ewing Street Residence

Fire Damages 2-Story Ewing Street Residence

At approximately 7:50pm on Saturday March 8th, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of structural fire in a two-story house located on Ewing Street, Pembroke. Fire Service spokesperson Leonard Davis said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the incident with 3 fire appliances staffed with 13 firefighters.” “Upon... Read more of this article

Fire Forensics Textbook Features Harris Matrix

Fire Forensics Textbook Features Harris Matrix

The Harris Matrix, a popular formula used by archaeologists around the world, has been adopted and modified by fire investigators in order to help their cause, leading it to be included in the latest edition of the textbook “Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction,” authored by David J. Icove, John D. DeHaan, and Gerald A. Haynes. That is the... Read more of this article

Fire Service Promotes Ms. Donna Hendrickson

Fire Service Promotes Ms. Donna Hendrickson

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service announced the promotion of Ms. Donna Hendrickson [pictured] to the position of Emergency Dispatch Supervisor. A spokesperson said, “Ms. Hendrickson joined our team 11 years ago as an emergency medical dispatcher. During her tenure, she has held the positions of Acting Emergency Dispatch Supervisor.” “In... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment And Firefighters Team Up

Bermuda Regiment And Firefighters Team Up

Soldiers will soon be given the opportunity to swap combat gear for firefighters’ kit in a unique partnership aimed at boosting both services. The Bermuda Regiment and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] teamed up to promote firefighting as a career for soldiers finishing their time in the Regiment – with credit given for successful completion... Read more of this article

Hamilton Parish Brush Fire Extinguished

Hamilton Parish Brush Fire Extinguished

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a brush fire this evening [Feb 19] at approximately 6.05pm near Trinity Church Road in Hamilton Parish. Fire Service spokesperson Lieutenant Leonard Davis reported that “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the mentioned incident with three fire appliances staffed with ten firefighters.“Upon... Read more of this article

Photos: Coney Island Brush Fire Extinguished

Photos: Coney Island Brush Fire Extinguished

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel attended a brush fire at approximately 5.30pm today [Feb 17] on Coney Island Road in Hamilton Parish.We understand the incident may have involved a a pole fire that caught nearby trees on fire. The blaze was extinguished by Fire Service personnel but not before an area of brush, a nearby canopy and other items... Read more of this article