Tag: Fires

Fire Service Update On TS Fay Aftermath

Fire Service Update On TS Fay Aftermath

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Fay the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received 105 emergency calls yesterday [Oct 12] and are still working to address some of these requests. The Fire Service has also issued guidelines for those intending to burn horticultural waste. Fire Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis said, “As of 10pm last... Read more of this article

Photos: House Fire On Hogfish Hill In Smiths

Photos: House Fire On Hogfish Hill In Smiths

A fire broke out on Saturday morning [Oct 4] in the Hogfish Hill area of Smiths, located off of Knapton Hill resulting in what the Fire Service termed a “considerable amount of damage.” According to Fire Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of “smoke issuing from an... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Blaze In Warwick Home

Firefighters Extinguish Blaze In Warwick Home

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a house fire in the Bulkhead Drive, Warwick area at approximately 8.45pm tonight [Oct 5]. At least two fire appliances along with other fire service vehicles attended the scene of the fire where personnel equipped with breathing apparatus worked to extinguish the blaze. We understand there were... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds, Smoking Bus Tires

Fire Service Responds, Smoking Bus Tires

At approximately 2.30pm today [Sept 17] the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of what we understand to be smoke emanating from the rear tires of a bus. The bus was located in the Watford Bridge area in Sandys, and the Fire Service were seen spraying water on the back tires of the bus. The police also attended, and it appears that... Read more of this article

Photos: Smoke Emanating From Back Of Bus

Photos: Smoke Emanating From Back Of Bus

[Updated] The motoring public is being advised of traffic delays this afternoon [Sept 9] on Middle Road in Southampton due to an incident involving smoke issuing from a public transportation bus. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “First responders are presently attending a report of smoke coming out of the back of a public transportation... Read more of this article

Exhaust Insulation Fire Extinguished At BELCO

Exhaust Insulation Fire Extinguished At BELCO

[Updated with Fire Service statement] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service this afternoon [Sept 4] responded to the Bermuda Electric Light Company [BELCO] complex on Serpentine Road to a reported fire.A BELCO spokesperson said, “At approximately 3:00pm today, the insulation surrounding the exhaust system of an engine caught fire at BELCO. The... Read more of this article

Rider Escapes Injury As Flames Engulf Cycle

Rider Escapes Injury As Flames Engulf Cycle

At approximately 3.38pm on Tuesday [Aug 19] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a cycle fire on South Road near the junction with Middle Road in Paget. The bike was completely destroyed by the fire, and a nearby building also suffered some damage as a result of the blaze. The rider apparently indicated that he stopped the bike... Read more of this article

Retired Bermuda Firefighter Working In Atlanta

Retired Bermuda Firefighter Working In Atlanta

Arthur Raynor [pictured left], a 31-year veteran Firefighter/EMT [retired] with the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service, was recently appointed as the Senior Fire Safety Education Specialist with The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department [AFRD]. Mr. Raynor has long been known for his commitment to worthy causes, including his support of Bermuda Fire & Rescue’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Responds To Warwick Fire

Photos: Fire Service Responds To Warwick Fire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service have been kept busy this afternoon [July 17], as following the taxi fire earlier today they responded to a small fire in the Middle Road, Warwick area at around 4.15pm.Fire Service vehicles responded to the scene with approximately six firefighters, and fire trucks set up in the Lindos parking lot as they worked... Read more of this article

Taxi Fire Extinguished On Bishop Spencer Road

Taxi Fire Extinguished On Bishop Spencer Road

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a vehicle fire at approximately 1.30pm this afternoon [July 17] on Bishop Spencer Road near the junction with The Glebe Road. We understand the taxi driver escaped without injury and was the only occupant in the vehicle at the time of the blaze. The fire, which appeared to be concentrated in the engine... Read more of this article


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