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Photos: Aftermath Of Boat Fire In Dockyard

Photos: Aftermath Of Boat Fire In Dockyard

Fourteen firefighters from the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] battled a blaze at Dockyard last night [Jan 12], with two vessels completely engulfed in flames. Following the response, a BFRS spokesperson said, “At 6:27pm the BFRS received a call reporting a house boat on fire at the Dockyard in Sandys.”“The BFRS responded with six... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Boat Fire In Dockyard

Photos & Video: Boat Fire In Dockyard

[Updated] Firefighters are on scene in the west end this evening [Jan 12] battling a blaze. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 8.06pm: The BFRS said, “At 6:27pm the BFRS received a call reporting a house boat on fire at the Dockyard in Sandys. “The BFRS responded with 6 appliances and a total... Read more of this article

Volunteers Making Pouches For Aussie Animals

Volunteers Making Pouches For Aussie Animals

A group of local volunteers are making ‘joey pouches’ to help young animals that have been left orphaned due to the catastrophic fires in Australia. The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for weeks, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns, CNN reports. Over 20 people have died nationwide, and according to the the University... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Structural Fire In Sandys

Firefighters Extinguish Structural Fire In Sandys

Emergency services responded to a structural fire this evening [Dec 26] at West Side Road in Sandys. Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel extinguished the blaze which is presently under investigation. BFRS Staff Officer Scott Quinn said, “At 5:23pm a call was received by Central Fire Dispatch reporting a structural fire at West Side Road Sandys.... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Christmas Community Visits

Photos: BFRS Christmas Community Visits

Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service staff working across the island on Christmas Day [Dec 25] took time out of their schedule to accommodate some community visits which included seniors’ care facilities and families of fallen firefighters. In collaboration with community business partners, firefighters from the Port Royal, Hamilton and Clearwater... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Roberts Avenue Structural Fire

BFRS Extinguish Roberts Avenue Structural Fire

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] personnel responded to and extinguished a structural fire tonight [Dec 22] located on Roberts Avenue. BFRS Staff Officer Scott Quinn said, “At 8:57PM a call was received by Central Fire Dispatch reporting a structural fire on Roberts Avenue in Devonshire. The Fire service responded with 4 appliances and a total... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Respond To Fire In Hamilton

Video: BFRS Respond To Fire In Hamilton

[Updated] Following after the vehicle fire in Hamilton, boat fire in St David’s, and a fire on Princess and Elliot Street, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service is attending yet another fire, with personnel on the scene of a structural fire in Hamilton today [Dec 7], with multiple fire service vehicles and firefighters working to extinguish a fire... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Respond To St. David’s Boat Blaze

Photos: BFRS Respond To St. David’s Boat Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] and police responded to a reported boat fire last night [Dec 6] in St. David’s. Fire fighters fought the blaze from a dock before two boats arrived to assist, allowing the fire fighters to access the craft which was fully engulfed with flames and some distance away from land. BFRS spokesperson... Read more of this article

Vehicle Fire Extinguished In City Of Hamilton

Vehicle Fire Extinguished In City Of Hamilton

Emergency services responded to a vehicle fire on Reid Street in the City of Hamilton tonight [Dec 6]. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] personnel extinguished the fire which involved a taxi.BFRS spokesperson Staff Officer Scott Quinn said, “Fire Dispatch received a call via 911 at 5:38pm this evening reporting a vehicle fire at Reid street... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire On Woodlawn Road

BFRS Extinguish Fire On Woodlawn Road

Two people suffering from smoke inhalation were “taken to the hospital for assessment” following a fire on Woodlawn Road in Sandys this morning. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At approximately 8:19 am on Thursday November 28th, 2019 the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a single-storey structure involved in fire... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In St. George’s

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In St. George’s

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a vehicle fire tonight [Oct 29] in the Wellington Slip Road area.The car fire was extinguished and the nearby area wet down. Neighbours gathered in the area saying, smoke entering their homes alerted them to the blaze. A fire investigator arrived later at the scene. Further details are limited at this... Read more of this article

Happy Valley PTA Condemns Arson Attack

Happy Valley PTA Condemns Arson Attack

The Happy Valley Child Care Parents Teachers Association [HVCCPTA] has condemned as “reckless and extremely dangerous” the suspected arson attack on Saturday, October 26 that resulted in significant damage to the childcare center.PTA President Trina Davis-Williams said, “This act is totally unacceptable, dangerous and simply beyond comprehension.... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Ramsay ‘Bo’ Saggar Laid To Rest

Photos/Video: Ramsay ‘Bo’ Saggar Laid To Rest

Family, friends and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service coworkers gathered at New Testament Church of God, Heritage Worship Centre on Dundonald Street today [Oct 27] to pay respects and celebrate the life of fire fighter Ramsay ‘Bo’ Saggar. Officiating the ceremony was Bishop Lloyd Duncan. Many tributes were read and words of comfort were... Read more of this article