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Photos: Building Damaged In Early Morning Blaze

Photos: Building Damaged In Early Morning Blaze

A building located on Cedar Avenue sustained damage in an early morning blaze on Tuesday [April 26], that is understood to have initially involved two motorcycles. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the fire that occurred at approximately 3.00am. The fire was extinguished but not before the nearby building sustained visible fire, heat... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fire Service Promotion Ceremony

Photos/Video: Fire Service Promotion Ceremony

Former Divisional Officers Dana Lovell and Morris White were today [April 15] officially promoted to the new rank of Assistant Chief Fire Officers [ACFO], with the promotion ceremony being held at the Clearwater Station. “ACFO Lovell will be responsible for the management and administration of emergency medical services, structural and aircraft... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BFRS At Ferry Reach Brush Fire

Photos & Video: BFRS At Ferry Reach Brush Fire

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a brush fire at approximately 4.30am this morning [Apr 8] in the Ferry Reach area of St George’s.At least two Fire Service appliances attended the scene with approximately six personnel. Fire fighters in breathing apparatus could be seen extinguishing the blaze near the Department... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Home In St David’s

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Home In St David’s

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extinguished a fire at a home in St David’s this afternoon, with the fire leaving the garage of the property with extensive damage. Sgt Caleb Zuill said, “We arrived at the incident at approximately 15:25 to find flames and smoke issuing from a garage of a two storey dwelling.“We attacked the fire... Read more of this article

MP Foggo: ‘Fire Alarm System Was Inoperable’

MP Foggo: ‘Fire Alarm System Was Inoperable’

[Updated] “The Devonshire community should be extremely concerned that in an inspection of the Elliot Primary school premises 6 weeks ago, it was identified that the fire alarm system was inoperable,” Shadow Minister of Education and Training Lovitta Foggo said. Ms Foggo said, “In the 6 weeks since, there has been no progress in rectifying... Read more of this article

Fire Safety Act 2014 Comes Into Effect On April 1

Fire Safety Act 2014 Comes Into Effect On April 1

The Fire Safety Act 2014 comes into effect April 1, 2016, and it will apply to all Commercial Buildings and Residential Buildings that fall outside of the remit of the Bermuda Residential Building Code. The full statement from the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service is below: The Fire Safety Act 2014 comes into effect April 1, 2016. This new legislation... Read more of this article

Fire Service Extinguishes Vehicle Fire In Sandys

Fire Service Extinguishes Vehicle Fire In Sandys

At approximately 11:19pm on Tuesday night [March 29], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire at Overplus Lane in Sandys. Fire Service spokesperson Sgt. Russann Francis stated that the report was of “one van involved in fire.”“The Fire Service responded to the incident with one vehicle and 4 firefighters.... Read more of this article

BFRS & BELCO Extinguish Tree Fire In Paget

BFRS & BELCO Extinguish Tree Fire In Paget

At 12:05pm today, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a minor incident concerning a tree fire just east of Point Finger Rd and Berry Hill Rd. “The report was made by BELCO, requesting assistance with the incident,” the BFRS said. “Upon arrival BFRS personnel in firefighting gear assisted BELCO personnel in extinguishing... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Brush Fire In Warwick

BFRS Extinguish Brush Fire In Warwick

At approximately 2:49pm today [Feb 16] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a brush fire on Lusher Hill in Warwick. Fire Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis said, “We responded to an area of brush approximately 60′ X 30′ that was producing heavy smoke. The Fire Service responded to the incident with a... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Southampton Home

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Southampton Home

At approximately 1:51pm on Sunday [Feb 14], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a residence which was involved in fire on St. Anne’s Road, Southampton. Fire Service spokesperson, Sergeant Russann Francis said, “The Fire Service responded to a report of confirmed smoke and flames issuing from a lower apartment. “On... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Sandys

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Sandys

An early morning fire in Sandys resulted in damage to three motorcycles, one car and a nearby residence, with the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responding with three vehicles and nine personnel to extinguish the blaze. The BFRS said, “At approximately 3:33am on Monday, February 8, 2016, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report... Read more of this article

Fire Service Honours Passing Of Former Fireman

Fire Service Honours Passing Of Former Fireman

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] paid tribute today [Jan 22] to retired firefighter William Michael Roberts, who recently passed away, holding a funeral procession in his honour. Family, friends and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel gathered at St. Mary’s Church in Warwick to pay respects and celebrate the life of the retired... Read more of this article

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