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Bermuda Fire, Rescue Service Extinguish Car Fire

Bermuda Fire, Rescue Service Extinguish Car Fire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extinguished a vehicle fire in the Cobbs Hill area. A BFRS spokesperson said, “A 1:59pm on February 22 2021, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch revived a report of a vehicle on fire at Cobbs Hill. “BFRS responded with one appliance from the Hamilton Fire Station with a total of 5 firefighters. “On... Read more of this article

BFRS To Conduct Emergency Driving Training

BFRS To Conduct Emergency Driving Training

The public has been advised that there may be an increase of fire trucks on the road displaying emergency lights and sirens, as the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service will be conducting emergency driving exercises. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that starting on Monday, February 15, fire officers from the Bermuda Fire... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To 301 Calls In January

BFRS Respond To 301 Calls In January

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a total of 301 emergency incidents in January 2021, with firefighters handling pole fires, electrical fires, trash fires, oven fires, flooding incidents, and more. A breakdown of the incidents per fire station during the month is below. Hamilton Station71 Automatic Fire Alarms [AFA’s] 5 Pole Fires 1... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Boat Fire In Warwick

Video: BFRS Extinguish Boat Fire In Warwick

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service extinguished a boat fire in the Riddell’s Bay, Warwick area last night [Feb 1] with a 25-foot boat “fully engulfed in flames.” A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 10:56pm on Monday February 1, 2021, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a report of a boat on fire at Riddell’s... Read more of this article

BFRS Responds To 13 Calls During Winter Storm

BFRS Responds To 13 Calls During Winter Storm

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to 13 emergency calls last evening [Jan 28] during the winter storm. A BFRS spokesperson said, “The BFRS responded to 13 emergency call last evening during the winter storm.Five automatic fire alarms Six pole fires One emergency special service One EMS call“The pole fires were located throughout... Read more of this article

Firefighters Recognized For 10 Years Of Service

Firefighters Recognized For 10 Years Of Service

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] is honouring six firefighters for their 10 years of service. A BFRS spokesperson said, “A career in emergency services requires compassion and self-sacrifice. It can be extremely demanding, which is why we have to honor those who have reached significant milestones. “It’s incredibly valuable... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Last Night’s Car Fire

Police Investigating Last Night’s Car Fire

The police are investigating the car fire last night, and said that the investigation “is in its early stages, but foul play has not been ruled out.” A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Thursday 31st December, 2020, Police and Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, responded to a report of a car fire in the area of Roberts... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Car Fire In Devonshire

Video: BFRS Extinguish Car Fire In Devonshire

[Updated with video] Firefighters extinguished a car fire last night [Dec 31] on Roberts Avenue in Devonshire. A spokesperson said, “At 10:15pm on December 31, 2020, Fire Dispatch received a report of a vehicle fire on Roberts Avenue, Devonshire. BFRS responded from Hamilton Station with three appliances and a total of 6 firefighters. “Upon... Read more of this article

Fire Service Provides Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Fire Service Provides Holiday Fire Safety Tips

As the public prepares to celebrate the holiday season, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] is providing general fire safety tips. A Government spokesperson said, “As the public settles in to the holiday season, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BF&RS] would like to take this opportunity to remind the community of the following... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Another Car Fire In St George’s

BFRS Extinguish Another Car Fire In St George’s

Marking the third vehicle fire in the last 48 hours, firefighters extinguished another car fire in St George’s early this morning [Dec 15], after receiving a report of a “car explosion”. The fire initially blocked the exit of people in the lower apartment, however fortunately they were able to “escape over a wall. ” A BFRS... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Extinguish Another Vehicle Fire

Photos: BFRS Extinguish Another Vehicle Fire

Firefighters were kept very busy last night, as following the car fire in St George’s they had to respond to another vehicle fire, this time extinguishing a truck on fire in Pembroke at around 3.45am in the morning. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 3.45am, BFRS Dispatch received a report of a truck on fire on Curing Avenue, Pembroke. The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BFRS Extinguish Car Fire

Photos & Video: BFRS Extinguish Car Fire

Firefighters extinguished a car fire in St George’s this evening [Dec 13], with firefighters wearing breathing apparatus quickly extinguishing the blaze. A spokesperson said said, “At 7pm on Sunday December 13th 2020, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a call reporting a vehicle fire at Suffering Lane, St George’s.“BFRS... Read more of this article

Advisory: Emergency BFRS Driving Training

Advisory: Emergency BFRS Driving Training

Fire officers from the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service are “currently undergoing simulated emergency driving courses” across the entire island, and officials wish to “allay public concerns as there will be an increase in the number of heavy fire appliances on the roads, displaying emergency lights and sirens during the training exercises.”A... Read more of this article