Hashtag: #Fires

Saggar & BFRS Family Have “Lost An Angel”

Saggar & BFRS Family Have “Lost An Angel”

Members of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service family joined the family of the late Ramsay ‘Bo’ Saggar at the L.F. Wade International Airport on Saturday [Oct 19] to “to pay homage by receiving him and having a motorcade escorting him to the Augustus Funeral Home”. A BFRS spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, October 16, 2019,... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS & RBR On Hurricane Preparedness

Video: BFRS & RBR On Hurricane Preparedness

Bernews hosted a News & Views panel discussion today [Oct 11], with Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service Divisional Officer Mark Taylor and Royal Bermuda Regiment Major Dwight Robinson discussing various aspects related to preparing for the approach of a hurricane and how their services respond during and after a storm.Strong winds swept across the... Read more of this article

Video: Launch Of Fire Safety Awareness Week

Video: Launch Of Fire Safety Awareness Week

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] officially launched Fire Safety Awareness Week today [Oct 7] with a theme this year of “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”.The Government said, “Fire Safety Awareness week kicked off today. This year’s theme is ‘Not Every Hero Wears A Cape, Plan And Practice... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Sparky Greets Commuters

Photos & Video: Sparky Greets Commuters

“Sparky” and the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service’s ladder truck could be seen this week along East Broadway and Flatts in an effort to heighten awareness for the upcoming Fire Safety Awareness Week, which begins on Monday October 7th.In the lead-up to next week’s activities, the BFRS held a launch for the second volume of their Fire... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fire Safety Coloring Book Launch

Photos/Video: Fire Safety Coloring Book Launch

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] held a launch for the second volume of their Fire Safety Activity and Coloring Book today [Sept 27] at the Hamilton Fire Station. Minister of National Security Wayne Caines joined Chief Fire Officer Lloyd Burchall, firefighters, former firefighters and family members at the book launch. The 32-minute live... Read more of this article

Van Fire In Pembroke Under Investigation

Van Fire In Pembroke Under Investigation

Police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel responded to a reported van fire this morning [Sept 27] on Fentons Drive in Pembroke – the second time the same vehicle has been damaged by fire this month. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12.05am on Friday, September 27, police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel responded... Read more of this article

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