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Police Investigating 2016 Front Street Fire

Police Investigating 2016 Front Street Fire

The Bermuda Police Service said they have received a report from the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service regarding the July 21st 2016 building fire on Front Street and are “now conducting inquiries to determine if any criminal offences may have been committed.”“Anyone with any information should contact Acting Detective Chief Inspector... Read more of this article

Repair Work Is Underway At Innovation House

Repair Work Is Underway At Innovation House

The Directors of Innovation Ltd – Michael Branco, CEO of Fireminds; and Michael Freisenbruch, President of Freisenbruch-Meyer Group – have announced that temporary works have begun at Innovation House to repair the damage caused by the fire on Front Street on July 21. Innovation House, formerly known as RamRe House, sustained fire and smoke... Read more of this article

Time Lapse Videos: Demolition On Front Street

Time Lapse Videos: Demolition On Front Street

Demolition work continues on Front Street following the fire that caused severe damage to a number of buildings in July. At approximately 4.30am that morning, the fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service deploying 16 vehicles and over 30 members to battle the blaze. The blaze took hours to get under control, and caused major... Read more of this article

Queen Group Move Into New Offices After Fire

Queen Group Move Into New Offices After Fire

The Queen Group — operator of Bermuda Executive Services Ltd, Atlantic Caregiving Ltd, Island Shippers, Atlantic Media and Atlantic Relocators — has moved into new permanent offices located on the third floor of Cedar House, 41 Cedar Avenue, Hamilton. Dawn Zuill, President of The Queen Group said: “We are thrilled to have a new permanent... Read more of this article

FMG To Reopen Front Street Office After Fire

FMG To Reopen Front Street Office After Fire

After six-weeks of renovation efforts to restore damage caused by the fire last month on Front Street, Freisenbruch-Meyer Group will be reopening the doors to its primary location at 75 Front Street on Tuesday, September 6 at 9am. The insurance company’s temporary space in the Chubb building, located at 17 Woodbourne Avenue in Hamilton, will close... Read more of this article

Photos: Work Continues After Front Street Fire

Photos: Work Continues After Front Street Fire

Work is continuing on Front Street following the July 21 blaze that caused severe damage to a number of buildings. At approximately 4.30am that morning, the fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service deploying 16 vehicles and over 30 members to battle the blaze. The blaze took hours to get under control, and caused major damage... Read more of this article

Two BMDS Events Raise $1,221 For Chewstick

Two BMDS Events Raise $1,221 For Chewstick

Thanks to support from the Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society [BMDS], the Chewstick Foundation — whose premises were severely damaged in the Front Street fire — will be receiving a donation of $1,221. As soon as the news hit that Chewstick was in trouble, the BMDS said they resolved to help, quickly deciding to request donations at two... Read more of this article

Police: Front Street Is Now Open To All Traffic

Police: Front Street Is Now Open To All Traffic

Following the fire on Front Street on Thursday morning, traffic restrictions were put in place resulting in motorists traveling into the city experiencing delays. Restoration work is underway and Police today [July 23] said that Front Street is now open to all traffic and a temporary sidewalk has been setup. The blaze took hours to get under control,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Work Begins After Front Street Fire

Photos/Video: Work Begins After Front Street Fire

The restoration work is underway on Front Street following the early morning blaze that caused severe damage on Thursday morning. At approximately 4.30am on Thursday, the fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service deploying 16 vehicles and over 30 members to battle the blaze.The blaze took hours to get under control, and... Read more of this article

OBA, PLP Thank Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service

OBA, PLP Thank Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service

Both the PLP and OBA have extended their thanks to the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service for their efforts in extinguishing the fire on Front Street, and also expressed their support for the businesses that have been affected by the fire.At approximately 4.30am yesterday morning [July 21], a fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue... Read more of this article

BPS: Delays For Motorists Traveling In The City

BPS: Delays For Motorists Traveling In The City

[Updated] Following the fire on Front Street yesterday morning, some traffic restrictions remain in place this morning [July 22] and the police advise that motorists traveling into the city may experience some delays. A police spokesperson said, “As a result of the fire there will be delays for motorist traveling in the city this morning. “Front... Read more of this article

FMG Temporarily Relocates Office Due To Fire

FMG Temporarily Relocates Office Due To Fire

In providing an update following this morning’s fire, the Freisenbruch-Meyer Group said their building sustained some smoke and water damage and they are temporarily moving offices to the CHUBB Building on Woodbourne Avenue. EVP William Madeiros — who was delivering breakfast to firefighters and police on scene this morning — said... Read more of this article

Minister Praises ‘Exceptional Professionalism’

Minister Praises ‘Exceptional Professionalism’

“Exceptional professionalism and tremendous stamina,” said Minister of National Security, Senator Jeffrey Baron today [July 21] in reflecting on the response of the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] to this morning’s fire on Front Street. Earlier today, Minister Baron had the opportunity to visit the scene and survey the damage, while the... Read more of this article