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Video: Vehicle Fire On Angle Street Extinguished

Video: Vehicle Fire On Angle Street Extinguished

[Updated] At approximately 4.45pm this afternoon [July 27] emergency services responded to a vehicle fire on Angle Street near the junction with Court Street. Firefighters arrived to find a car with flames and smoke emitting from the vehicle’s engine compartment, and proceeded to extinguish the blaze with two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus. Details... Read more of this article

Police: Front Street Is Now Open To All Traffic

Police: Front Street Is Now Open To All Traffic

Following the fire on Front Street on Thursday morning, traffic restrictions were put in place resulting in motorists traveling into the city experiencing delays. Restoration work is underway and Police today [July 23] said that Front Street is now open to all traffic and a temporary sidewalk has been setup. The blaze took hours to get under control,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Work Begins After Front Street Fire

Photos/Video: Work Begins After Front Street Fire

The restoration work is underway on Front Street following the early morning blaze that caused severe damage on Thursday morning. At approximately 4.30am on Thursday, the fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service deploying 16 vehicles and over 30 members to battle the blaze.The blaze took hours to get under control, and... Read more of this article

OBA, PLP Thank Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service

OBA, PLP Thank Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service

Both the PLP and OBA have extended their thanks to the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service for their efforts in extinguishing the fire on Front Street, and also expressed their support for the businesses that have been affected by the fire.At approximately 4.30am yesterday morning [July 21], a fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue... Read more of this article

BPS: Delays For Motorists Traveling In The City

BPS: Delays For Motorists Traveling In The City

[Updated] Following the fire on Front Street yesterday morning, some traffic restrictions remain in place this morning [July 22] and the police advise that motorists traveling into the city may experience some delays. A police spokesperson said, “As a result of the fire there will be delays for motorist traveling in the city this morning. “Front... Read more of this article

FMG Temporarily Relocates Office Due To Fire

FMG Temporarily Relocates Office Due To Fire

In providing an update following this morning’s fire, the Freisenbruch-Meyer Group said their building sustained some smoke and water damage and they are temporarily moving offices to the CHUBB Building on Woodbourne Avenue. EVP William Madeiros — who was delivering breakfast to firefighters and police on scene this morning — said... Read more of this article

Minister Praises ‘Exceptional Professionalism’

Minister Praises ‘Exceptional Professionalism’

“Exceptional professionalism and tremendous stamina,” said Minister of National Security, Senator Jeffrey Baron today [July 21] in reflecting on the response of the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] to this morning’s fire on Front Street. Earlier today, Minister Baron had the opportunity to visit the scene and survey the damage, while the... Read more of this article

Updates, Photos, Videos: Fire On Front Street

Updates, Photos, Videos: Fire On Front Street

[Updating: The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a fire on Front Street in Hamilton at 4:32am, with 16 vehicles and over 30 personnel. Summary points at top with updates below.Police: Advise of major traffic delays in area Govt: Due to Front St closure will be minimal disruption to bus operations BFRS: Buildings involved  house Chewstick... Read more of this article

Cabinet Office Closed For Remainder Of Today

Cabinet Office Closed For Remainder Of Today

The Government has advised that the Cabinet Office is closed for the remainder of today [July 21], due to this morning’s serious fire which has resulted in the closure of select areas of Reid Street and Front Street. “As a reminder the Cabinet Office is currently located on the first floor of Innovation House, 46 Reid Street, Hamilton, which... Read more of this article

Company Thanks BFRS, BPS, Clients, Supporters

Company Thanks BFRS, BPS, Clients, Supporters

Queen Management Services Ltd. — the owner of Bermuda Executive Services, Atlantic Caregiving and Island Bargains of Bermuda — said they “would like to thank all first responders, clients, staff and supporters for their support following today’s devastating fire at its 77 Front Street offices.” “The most important thing is... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Office Building Closed

Information Commissioner Office Building Closed

The Fire Marshall has closed the blocks of Reid Street between Court Street and Burnaby Hill due to this morning’s fire, with the closure affecting the Information Commissioner’s Office. “The Information Commissioner’s Office building at 60 Reid Street will be closed until the Fire Marshall lifts the restriction,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Chewstick Grateful For BFRS “Brave Response”

Chewstick Grateful For BFRS “Brave Response”

Chewstick — whose building has sustained extensive damage in this morning’s fire on Front Street — said via Facebook that they are “grateful to the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service for their brave response.” Saying they will release more information once a damage assessment has been completed, the group is asking for “support... Read more of this article

Fireminds Ltd. Open For Business, Praise BFRS

Fireminds Ltd. Open For Business, Praise BFRS

Technology company Fireminds said they are open for business today, despite their headquarters being in proximity to the blaze on Front Street, and have praised the Bermuda Fire & Rescue team who have been out battling the blaze from 4.30am this morning. A spokesperson, “We implemented our Disaster Recovery Plan at 5:30am, to physically ensure... Read more of this article