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Video: BFRS Respond To Fire In Hamilton

Video: BFRS Respond To Fire In Hamilton

[Updated] Following after the vehicle fire in Hamilton, boat fire in St David’s, and a fire on Princess and Elliot Street, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service is attending yet another fire, with personnel on the scene of a structural fire in Hamilton today [Dec 7], with multiple fire service vehicles and firefighters working to extinguish a fire... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Respond To St. David’s Boat Blaze

Photos: BFRS Respond To St. David’s Boat Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] and police responded to a reported boat fire last night [Dec 6] in St. David’s. Fire fighters fought the blaze from a dock before two boats arrived to assist, allowing the fire fighters to access the craft which was fully engulfed with flames and some distance away from land. BFRS spokesperson... Read more of this article

Vehicle Fire Extinguished In City Of Hamilton

Vehicle Fire Extinguished In City Of Hamilton

Emergency services responded to a vehicle fire on Reid Street in the City of Hamilton tonight [Dec 6]. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] personnel extinguished the fire which involved a taxi.BFRS spokesperson Staff Officer Scott Quinn said, “Fire Dispatch received a call via 911 at 5:38pm this evening reporting a vehicle fire at Reid street... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire On Woodlawn Road

BFRS Extinguish Fire On Woodlawn Road

Two people suffering from smoke inhalation were “taken to the hospital for assessment” following a fire on Woodlawn Road in Sandys this morning. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At approximately 8:19 am on Thursday November 28th, 2019 the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a single-storey structure involved in fire... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In St. George’s

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In St. George’s

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a vehicle fire tonight [Oct 29] in the Wellington Slip Road area.The car fire was extinguished and the nearby area wet down. Neighbours gathered in the area saying, smoke entering their homes alerted them to the blaze. A fire investigator arrived later at the scene. Further details are limited at this... Read more of this article

Happy Valley PTA Condemns Arson Attack

Happy Valley PTA Condemns Arson Attack

The Happy Valley Child Care Parents Teachers Association [HVCCPTA] has condemned as “reckless and extremely dangerous” the suspected arson attack on Saturday, October 26 that resulted in significant damage to the childcare center.PTA President Trina Davis-Williams said, “This act is totally unacceptable, dangerous and simply beyond comprehension.... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Ramsay ‘Bo’ Saggar Laid To Rest

Photos/Video: Ramsay ‘Bo’ Saggar Laid To Rest

Family, friends and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service coworkers gathered at New Testament Church of God, Heritage Worship Centre on Dundonald Street today [Oct 27] to pay respects and celebrate the life of fire fighter Ramsay ‘Bo’ Saggar. Officiating the ceremony was Bishop Lloyd Duncan. Many tributes were read and words of comfort were... Read more of this article

Saggar & BFRS Family Have “Lost An Angel”

Saggar & BFRS Family Have “Lost An Angel”

Members of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service family joined the family of the late Ramsay ‘Bo’ Saggar at the L.F. Wade International Airport on Saturday [Oct 19] to “to pay homage by receiving him and having a motorcade escorting him to the Augustus Funeral Home”. A BFRS spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, October 16, 2019,... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS & RBR On Hurricane Preparedness

Video: BFRS & RBR On Hurricane Preparedness

Bernews hosted a News & Views panel discussion today [Oct 11], with Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service Divisional Officer Mark Taylor and Royal Bermuda Regiment Major Dwight Robinson discussing various aspects related to preparing for the approach of a hurricane and how their services respond during and after a storm.Strong winds swept across the... Read more of this article

Video: Launch Of Fire Safety Awareness Week

Video: Launch Of Fire Safety Awareness Week

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] officially launched Fire Safety Awareness Week today [Oct 7] with a theme this year of “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”.The Government said, “Fire Safety Awareness week kicked off today. This year’s theme is ‘Not Every Hero Wears A Cape, Plan And Practice... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Sparky Greets Commuters

Photos & Video: Sparky Greets Commuters

“Sparky” and the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service’s ladder truck could be seen this week along East Broadway and Flatts in an effort to heighten awareness for the upcoming Fire Safety Awareness Week, which begins on Monday October 7th.In the lead-up to next week’s activities, the BFRS held a launch for the second volume of their Fire... Read more of this article

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 the second volume of their Fire Safety Activity and Coloring Book today [Sept 27] at the Hamilton Fire Station. Minister of National Security Wayne Caines joined Chief Fire Officer Lloyd Burchall, firefighters, former firefighters and family members at the book launch. The 32-minute live... Read more of this article

Van Fire In Pembroke Under Investigation

Van Fire In Pembroke Under Investigation

Police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel responded to a reported van fire this morning [Sept 27] on Fentons Drive in Pembroke – the second time the same vehicle has been damaged by fire this month. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12.05am on Friday, September 27, police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel responded... Read more of this article