Tag: Fires

One Person Rescued From House Fire In Paget

One Person Rescued From House Fire In Paget

[Updated] Firefighters are presently on scene at a fire in Bostock Hill West in Paget, with multiple personnel on scene as of this writing [12.13am], and the police also in attendance. Details are limited at this time and we will update as able. Update 12.18am: We continue to receive unofficial reports suggesting that one person may have been injured,... Read more of this article

Fire Service On Scene At Tynes Bay Incinerator

Fire Service On Scene At Tynes Bay Incinerator

[Updated] At approximately midnight, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to the Tynes Bay Incinerator on Palmetto Road Devonshire, with two fire trucks and multiple personnel attending the scene. Smoke is visible in the area, and firefighters remain on scene as of this writing [12.40am]. Details are limited at this time, however we... Read more of this article

BFRS Responds to St. George’s Brush Fire

BFRS Responds to St. George’s Brush Fire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a brush fire on Slippery Hill Road in St. George’s on Friday [Jan 16] at 9.30pm, with six firefighters and more than 2,500 gallons of water required to extinguish the flames. Fire Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the incident... Read more of this article

Photos: House Sustains Major Damage In Fire

Photos: House Sustains Major Damage In Fire

[Updated] At approximately 1:05am this morning [Jan 19], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a two-storey structure involved in fire near Ramgoat Hill, Smiths. The dwelling sustained serious structural damage inclusive of a partial collapse of roof and floors, and one person who suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to... Read more of this article

Two Men Deny Setting Christmas Tree On Fire

Two Men Deny Setting Christmas Tree On Fire

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 6], two men denied setting fire to a Christmas tree that was outside Clarien Bank’s Reid Street entrance in Hamilton. 47-year-old Garth John Hayward of Southampton and 52-year-old Eugene Floyd Anderson of no fixed abode, both pleaded not guilty to setting fire to a tree next to Clarien Bank knowing... Read more of this article

Video: Retired Local Firefighter On US News

Video: Retired Local Firefighter On US News

Arthur Raynor, a 31-year veteran Firefighter/EMT [retired] with the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service, was recently appointed as the Senior Fire Safety Education Specialist with The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department [AFRD], with one of his latest efforts seeing him filmed by a local TV news station as he performed a school fire safety show. Regarding his... Read more of this article

Fire Extinguished On Middle Road, Southampton

Fire Extinguished On Middle Road, Southampton

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service are on scene at a fire on Middle Road in Southampton near Five Star Island this morning [Dec 20], and confirmed the fire was contained to one room and has been extinguished as of 7.00am. Ventilation in progress, and the BFRS said to expect traffic delays in the area. Update: The BFRS said, “At approximately... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fire Extinguished In St George’s

Photos/Video: Fire Extinguished In St George’s

[Updated with video] Only hours after responding to a house fire in Devonshire, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service were called out to a brush fire this evening [Dec 9] on the St George‚Äôs Golf Course. At least three fire vehicles attended the scene with approximately 10 firefighters, and the blaze was extinguished at around 8.00pm.Update 9.11pm:... Read more of this article

Video: House Fire On Middle Road In Devonshire

Video: House Fire On Middle Road In Devonshire

[Updated: BFRS confirm that three occupants of the home were taken to KEMH after experiencing smoke inhalation] At sometime around 3.30pm this afternoon [Dec 9] a fire broke out at a property in the Middle Road, Devonshire area. Details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 4.05pm: A police spokesperson said that there is... Read more of this article

Bermuda Fire & Rescue Christmas Safety Tips

Bermuda Fire & Rescue Christmas Safety Tips

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service has issued a series of holiday safety tips, including how to choose the most fire resistant Christmas tree and how to dispose of the tree when the season ends. A spokesperson said, “As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly.... Read more of this article


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