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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

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Paget

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Paget

[Updated] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a car fire around 5.00pm this evening [Nov 20] on Middle Road in the Paget area between Manse Road and Cobb’s Hill Road. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “There is presently a car fire on Middle Road in the area of Manse Road and Cobb’s Hill Road. Traffic diversions... Read more of this article

Fitch: Re/insurer Earnings To Fall On Fire Losses 

Fitch: Re/insurer Earnings To Fall On Fire Losses 

The ongoing California wildfires are expected to become one of the costliest wildfire catastrophe-insured loss events ever for the property/casualty insurance industry, and losses will likely negatively impact fourth-quarter earnings of companies with material property exposure in the state, Fitch Ratings said. “However, while insured losses are... Read more of this article

Investigation Continues Into House Fire In Sandys

Investigation Continues Into House Fire In Sandys

The Fire Service and police said they “continue to investigate the circumstances of a fire that occurred around 5:20pm on November 1st at a Scott’s Hill Road, Sandys parish residence where the lifeless body of 66-year-old Mr. Erroll Cross was discovered.”A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service and the Bermuda Fire &... Read more of this article

Fire Service Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Paget

Fire Service Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Paget

[Updated] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a vehicle fire this morning [Nov 12] in the Tribe Road #5, Paget area.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Fire dispatch received a call via 911 at 5:21am reporting a car fire in Paget. Upon arrival firefighters noticed a car involved in fire.... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 66-Year-Old Erroll Cross

Police Confirm Death Of 66-Year-Old Erroll Cross

The police have named the man found deceased after the fire at a home in Sandys as 66-year-old Erroll Cross, and said the cause of the fire remains under investigation. A police spokesperson said, “On Thursday 1st November 2018 approximately 5:30pm police and officers from the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a structural fire at # 33... Read more of this article

BPS & BFRS Continue Investigation Into Fire

BPS & BFRS Continue Investigation Into Fire

The Police and Fire Service said they “continue to investigate the circumstances” of yesterday’s fire at a Sandys residence “where a 66-year-old man’s lifeless body was found.”A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service and the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service continue to investigate the circumstances... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 66-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 66-Year-Old Man

[Updated] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel attended a property on Scott’s Hill Road in Sandys this evening [Nov 1] where a home is on fire. Fire fighters are on scene battling the blaze at this time. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 9.04pm: We are expecting to receive an official statement... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Safety & Awareness Week Awards

Photos: Fire Safety & Awareness Week Awards

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BF&RS] annual Fire Safety Awareness Week Awards Ceremony — which marks the end of the week-long event — was held on Friday 12 October. The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines participated in the ceremony and had this to say, “The men and women of the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service are... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fire Safety Awareness Week

Photos & Video: Fire Safety Awareness Week

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] is launching their Fire Safety Awareness Week today [Oct 8]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 43-minute replay is below.Groups of children were arriving throughout the day to interact... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire At The Quarry

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire At The Quarry

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire at the Government quarry this morning [Oct 4], with the BFRS confirming that three vehicles were affected, included “one small bus and two construction machines.” A spokesperson said, “Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 at 0929 hrs reporting vehicles... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To Sandys Residence

Fire Service Responds To Sandys Residence

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to Hook n Ladder Lane in Sandys tonight [Sept 9] where smoke was reportedly seen coming from a residence. An ambulance was seen arriving a short time later. There did not appear to be a fire when the BFRS arrived but we understand there was an incident in the kitchen and fire service personnel assisted... Read more of this article

Fire Service Respond To Warwick Health Clinic

Fire Service Respond To Warwick Health Clinic

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the Warwick Health Centre this morning [Sept 9] after receiving a report of a structural fire.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Fire dispatch received a call via 911 at 0714 reporting a structural fire at Warwick Preschool. Two firefighters entered... Read more of this article