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Photos: Fire Service Confirmation Ceremony

Photos: Fire Service Confirmation Ceremony

On Friday, July 12, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service held their Confirmation Ceremony for Lieutenants and Watch Commanders. In attendance was the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, Fire Chief Lloyd Burchall, other senior BF&RS officers, family and friends. At the ceremony, BF&RS officers were recognized and honored for their accomplishments,... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Car Fire On Court Street

Video: BFRS Extinguish Car Fire On Court Street

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a car fire on Court Street this afternoon [July 11] where firefighters extinguished the blaze.BFRS Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 at 1604hrs reporting a vehicle on fire near the junction of Reid and Court St in Hamilton.... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To Fire Incident In Pembroke

BFRS Respond To Fire Incident In Pembroke

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a report of a fire at Friswells Road in Pembroke this morning [July 2]. BFRS Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 at 9:15 reporting a structural fire at Friswells Road, Pembroke. “Upon arrival firefighters noticed the fire... Read more of this article

Court: 22-Year-Old Denies Charge Of Arson

Court: 22-Year-Old Denies Charge Of Arson

[Written by Don Burgess] Appearing in Court, Justice Iris, 22, denied three fire-related charges that allegedly did $10,000 worth of damage to two cars. Mr Iris pleaded not guilty to arson, which allegedly happened on June 28, 2019 at Harlem Heights Road. He was charged with setting two vehicles on fire. Mr Iris also denied willfully and unlawfully... Read more of this article

Smoldering At Pembroke Dump Extinguished

Smoldering At Pembroke Dump Extinguished

Smoldering material at the Marsh Folly dump was extinguished last night [June 21] by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel who attended with three fire appliances. BFRS Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call from a staff member at the Marsh Folly dump at 10:21pm reporting smoldering on the... Read more of this article

Happy Valley PTA Condemn School Bus Arson

Happy Valley PTA Condemn School Bus Arson

Happy Valley Child Care Parents Teachers Association [HVCCPTA] has condemned as “unacceptable and irresponsible” the act of arson over the holiday weekend which resulted in a total loss of the school minibus, with PTA President Mrs. Camille Edness saying this act is “totally unacceptable, reckless and irresponsible”. A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

BPS Investigation Underway Into Minibus Fire

BPS Investigation Underway Into Minibus Fire

Inquiries are underway after a Happy Valley Child Care Centre minibus was damaged by fire on Sunday [June 16]. A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries are underway after a Happy Valley Child Care Centre minibus was damaged by fire. “Police officers and firefighters responded to the incident, which was reported around 10am Sunday, June 16th – but... Read more of this article

BFRS Assist Boaters During Training Exercise

BFRS Assist Boaters During Training Exercise

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel conducting simulated water rescue training responded to a call for assistance on Monday [June 10] after boaters in the area couldn’t get their vessel’s engine started.A BFRS spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service is participating in a Multi-agency Rescue Craft Training workshop... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Home Fire Safety Visit Program

Video: BFRS Home Fire Safety Visit Program

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] launched their free Home Fire Safety Visit program on Saturday [June 8] in the town of St. George’s. St. George’s Town Crier David Frith welcomed BFRS Chief Reginald Lloyd Burchall, BFRS mascot Sparky the Fire dog and several firefighters from the Hamilton and Clearwater Fire Stations. Fire Service Chaplin... Read more of this article

BFRS Introducing Free Home Fire Safety Visits

BFRS Introducing Free Home Fire Safety Visits

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] is introducing a free service which will see BFRS staff available to visit the homes of the general public to offer advice on fire prevention. The official launch of the program will take place tomorrow [June 8] at the Town Square in St. George’s 11.00am – 1.00pm. Chief Fire Officer Lloyd Burchall... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To Vehicle Incident In Smiths

BFRS Respond To Vehicle Incident In Smiths

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire in Smiths this morning [May 21] and arrived to find smoke coming from a derelict taxi, according to officials.BFRS Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 reporting a vehicle fire at the junction of Harrington Hundreds... Read more of this article

Worker Suffers Minor Burns In Industrial Accident

Worker Suffers Minor Burns In Industrial Accident

A 48-year-old male worker refuelling a power washer on Sunday [May 19] is understood to have sustained minor burns to his hands after fumes from the fuel ignited, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “It now appears that the industrial accident that occurred around 8:45am Sunday, May 19th involved a 48-year-old male worker refuelling a... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To Fire Incident In Hamilton

BFRS Respond To Fire Incident In Hamilton

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a fire incident this morning [May 19] located on Church Street outside of the Washington Mall building complex. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and police personnel attended the scene where bystanders reported seeing a small blaze near some industrial equipment that was extinguished. Further details are limited... Read more of this article