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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

‘Small Fire In Engine Compartment Of A Bus’

‘Small Fire In Engine Compartment Of A Bus’

The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] confirmed that there was a “small fire in the engine compartment of a bus” on Monday evening, saying that the 15 passengers on board were “evacuated without incident,” and added that the DPT “will implement additional maintenance measures to ensure this does not happen again.”As... Read more of this article

Fire Service Wet Down Bus Engine Compartment

Fire Service Wet Down Bus Engine Compartment

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service along with police, responded to the Mangrove Bay Road area tonight [Sept 3] where a bus parked in a lay-by had reportedly experienced an issue with an engine. There was no signs of fire when the fire service arrived but personnel proceeded to wet down the engine compartment area. Further details are limited at this... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Fire In Hamilton

Video: BFRS Extinguish Fire In Hamilton

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a fire at around 10.45am this morning [Sept 3] in the area of Dundonald Street in Hamilton. Smoke could be seen emitting from a building in the area until the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the fire. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 3.49pm: The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fire Officers Passing Out Parade

Photos & Video: Fire Officers Passing Out Parade

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] is holding their passing out parade for their new Fire Officers this afternoon [Aug 23], and we will have photos and additional coverage later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 80-minute live video replay is below:The new Fire... Read more of this article

Video: Fire Service Extinguish Paget Blaze

Video: Fire Service Extinguish Paget Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to what appears to be a brush fire in Paget tonight [Aug 13] with at least two fire service vehicles seen at the location.Fire service personnel brought the fire under control and continue to wet down the area involved. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as... Read more of this article

Three Motorcycles ‘Set On Fire’ In Hamilton

Three Motorcycles ‘Set On Fire’ In Hamilton

[Updated] Emergency service personnel responded to the Bulls Head Car Park in Hamilton at around 5:30am this morning [July 21] as “three motorcycles were set on fire,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and the Bermuda Police Service responded to a report of an incident that took... Read more of this article

New Ladder Truck, Recruits To Train Overseas

New Ladder Truck, Recruits To Train Overseas

The thirteen new Fire Service recruits will travel to Canada for training, the Fire Service is completing negotiations with an overseas vendor for a new ladder truck, and they have also started talks with vendors for a new ambulance to support the only BFRS ambulance currently in service. This was from Minister of National Security Wayne Caines as he... Read more of this article

Fire Service: Safety Tips For Grilling Food

Fire Service: Safety Tips For Grilling Food

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service is launching a Fire and Life Safety Awareness Campaign, with a series of safety messages targeting the community, with the first safety tip focused on grilling. The Chief Fire Officer, Reginald Burchall said, “Our goal is to raise awareness on safety by the delivery of monthly messages to the public throughout the... Read more of this article