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BFRS Extinguish Fire At Mid Atlantic Wellness

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Mid Atlantic Wellness

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a fire at the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 9:52am, fire dispatch received a call reporting a fire at the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute. BFRS responded with 3 appliances out of the Hamilton Station. “On arrival, fire crews found a Sterno which had fallen... Read more of this article

Fire In One Of The Remand Cells At Westgate

Fire In One Of The Remand Cells At Westgate

[Updated] There was a fire in one of the remand cells at the Westgate Correctional Facility this morning [March 10], with the fire extinguished by Corrections Officers, while the BF&RS “attended to ensure the safety and security of the area.” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, “First and foremost I want to thank... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Tow Truck Fire

Firefighters Extinguish Tow Truck Fire

Firefighters extinguished a tow truck fire that occurred this morning [March 8] in Hamilton. A Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said, “At 6:20am, dispatch received a call of a vehicle fire at the junction of King Street and Elliot Street. One appliance responded from Hamilton Fire Station with a total of four firefighters. “Upon... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Smiths

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Smiths

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a vehicle fire in Smiths parish this afternoon.A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 12:52pm a call was received reporting a vehicle with smoke and flames issuing in Smiths parish. Four appliances from the Hamilton Station responded, with a total of 8 personnel. “On... Read more of this article

Person Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Fire

Person Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Fire

A person suffering from smoke inhalation was taken to hospital following a fire in Devonshire. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 1:13pm a call was received by Central Fire Dispatch reporting a kitchen fire in a 2 story structure at Kilderry Close, Devonshire. The Fire service responded with 4 appliances and a total of 7 firefighters. “On arrival... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Aftermath Of Fire In Cedar Park

Photos & Video: Aftermath Of Fire In Cedar Park

Following last night’s fire at the old Cedar Park store in Devonshire, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, who represents the Constituency, stopped by this morning to check on area residents and view the damage.The blaze apparently started at around 10.30pm or so last night, with flames seen rising from the roof of the building, which... Read more of this article

Video: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Devonshire

Video: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Devonshire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service were on scene in the Cedar Park, Devonshire area late this evening [Jan 18] extinguishing a fire at the old Cedar Park store.The building, which is located at the back of the neighbourhood, used to be used as a convenience store and has not been in use for the past few years. Further details are limited at this... Read more of this article

Three Videos: Two Boats On Fire In Dockyard

Three Videos: Two Boats On Fire In Dockyard

[Updated] Fourteen firefighters from the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] – along with six appliances - battled a blaze at Dockyard on Sunday evening [Jan 12], and three videos showing the fire are below. Following the response, a BFRS spokesperson said, “At 6:27pm the BFRS received a call reporting a house boat on fire at the Dockyard... Read more of this article

Photos: Aftermath Of Boat Fire In Dockyard

Photos: Aftermath Of Boat Fire In Dockyard

Fourteen firefighters from the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] battled a blaze at Dockyard last night [Jan 12], with two vessels completely engulfed in flames. Following the response, a BFRS spokesperson said, “At 6:27pm the BFRS received a call reporting a house boat on fire at the Dockyard in Sandys.”“The BFRS responded with six... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Boat Fire In Dockyard

Photos & Video: Boat Fire In Dockyard

[Updated] Firefighters are on scene in the west end this evening [Jan 12] battling a blaze. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 8.06pm: The BFRS said, “At 6:27pm the BFRS received a call reporting a house boat on fire at the Dockyard in Sandys. “The BFRS responded with 6 appliances and a total... Read more of this article

Volunteers Making Pouches For Aussie Animals

Volunteers Making Pouches For Aussie Animals

A group of local volunteers are making ‘joey pouches’ to help young animals that have been left orphaned due to the catastrophic fires in Australia. The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for weeks, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns, CNN reports. Over 20 people have died nationwide, and according to the the University... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Structural Fire In Sandys

Firefighters Extinguish Structural Fire In Sandys

Emergency services responded to a structural fire this evening [Dec 26] at West Side Road in Sandys. Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel extinguished the blaze which is presently under investigation. BFRS Staff Officer Scott Quinn said, “At 5:23pm a call was received by Central Fire Dispatch reporting a structural fire at West Side Road Sandys.... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Christmas Community Visits

Photos: BFRS Christmas Community Visits

Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service staff working across the island on Christmas Day [Dec 25] took time out of their schedule to accommodate some community visits which included seniors’ care facilities and families of fallen firefighters. In collaboration with community business partners, firefighters from the Port Royal, Hamilton and Clearwater... Read more of this article