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BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Somerset

BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Somerset

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a fire at an Acacia Lane, Somerset residence early this morning [Feb 22] and extinguished a laundry room blaze that resulted in the home receiving smoke damage throughout. BFRS Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 at 3:13am... Read more of this article

BFRS Firefighter Wellness Volleyball Tournament

BFRS Firefighter Wellness Volleyball Tournament

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] hosted it’s 2nd Annual Firefighter Wellness Volleyball Tournament recently at the Hamilton Fire Station. The tournament was created as a way to relieve some of the stress and anxiety that comes with the job. Public Safety Education Officer Gavin Carter said, “The responsibilities of a firefighter are extremely... Read more of this article

Small Fire Extinguished At Devonshire Property

Small Fire Extinguished At Devonshire Property

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] personnel responded to a report of a fire inside of a container in Devonshire this afternoon [Feb 8]. Upon arrival firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. BFRS Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 at 2:47 pm reporting a fire inside of a container... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: BHS Students Visit Fire Station

Photos & Videos: BHS Students Visit Fire Station

[Updated with photos] Students from Bermuda High School [BHS] visited Hamilton Fire Station today [Jan 31] where they learned about fire fighting, CPR and even had the opportunity to get some real life training from the experts, as they used a fire extinguisher to put out a fire. Gavin Carter, Fire and Life Safety Educator, said: “Today the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Firefighter Of Year Ceremony

Video: BFRS Firefighter Of Year Ceremony

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] held a special event on Friday [Jan 25] to honor the Firefighter of the Year in memory of William Eugene Glasford, an ex Firefighter who passed away in 1997. The award was created by his family [wife - Delores Glasford, daughter - Dionne Glasford and son - William "Billy" Glasford, who is also a Firefighter]... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BFRS At Elliot Career Day

Photos & Video: BFRS At Elliot Career Day

Elliot Primary School held their Career Fair yesterday [Jan 24] with representatives from many different career choices including businesses, services and Government departments available to share information with the students.The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] also joined many others at the event and did a controlled fire fighting display,... Read more of this article

Public Park Guidelines On Dogs, Horses, Bonfires

Public Park Guidelines On Dogs, Horses, Bonfires

The Department of Parks has issued their annual advisory and the guidelines for dogs and horses in Bermuda’s National Parks and regarding bonfire permits. A spokesperson said, “As a reminder, Bermuda’s National Parks comprise of all public parks and public beaches. “And in accordance with the Bermuda National Parks Act 1986, 2009 &... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 74-Year-Old Cheryl Eve

Police Confirm Death Of 74-Year-Old Cheryl Eve

The Bermuda Police Service have confirmed the death of 74-year-old Cheryl Eve following a fire in her Smiths parish apartment. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 74 year old Mrs. Cheryl Eve and extends sincere condolences to her family and friends. “Mrs. Eve was found in an unresponsive state... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 74-Year-Old Woman

Police Confirm Death Of 74-Year-Old Woman

[Updated] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] personnel responded to a residential structural fire in Smiths today [Jan 10] which resulted in a woman being transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital. BFRS Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 at 5:04pm reporting a structural fire... Read more of this article

Fire Service Extinguishes Warwick Blaze

Fire Service Extinguishes Warwick Blaze

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a fire this afternoon [Dec 29] located near a home in the Spring Hill / Tribe Road #1, Warwick area. It appears the blaze was confined to outside a residence and involved debris. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatuses extinguished the flames and wet down the area. Police also attended the location.... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Motorcycle Fire In Paget

BFRS Extinguish Motorcycle Fire In Paget

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a cycle fire this afternoon [Dec 22] located at a residence near the junction of Southcote Road and Ord Road in Paget. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Fire dispatch received a call via 911 at 1356 hrs reporting a cycle fire at a residence near the... Read more of this article

BFRS Safety Tips For Fire-Safe Holiday Season

BFRS Safety Tips For Fire-Safe Holiday Season

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] has issued holiday safety tips, including information on holiday decorations, heating, cooking, and Christmas trees. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “The men and women of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind the public that the winter holidays... Read more of this article

Forum Discusses Fire Prevention After Marsh Fire

Forum Discusses Fire Prevention After Marsh Fire

Fire prevention in Devonshire Marsh was the subject of a forum for stakeholders on Tuesday night, which “learned how the changing ecology of the marsh has made it more fire-prone,” the organisers said. Organised by the Bermuda Audubon Society and the Bermuda Fire Service, the forum held at Hamilton Fire Station followed up on the major fire... Read more of this article