Photos/Video: Airport Dump Fire Contained

July 30, 2011

Earlier today [July 30], Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a reported fire at the dump located near L.F. Wade International Airport.

Airport Dump Fire Bermuda July 30 2011

It appears that someone saw smoke and flames coming out of the ground in an area of the dump, and called 911. At least three fire service vehicles and approximately eight firemen attended the scene, and quickly took control of the situation.

The area was wet down and a machine was used to upturn debris to allow firefighters to access hot spots below the surface. We will update with official information as able.

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  1. Not a bystander.... says:

    Go Uncle Steve!!!

  2. downderoad says:

    this what we do with our trash WoW, we need to do better than this!!!!!

    • change says:

      how about thanking the fire service for saving the airport. Thank you fire fighters from Bermudians who appreciate you.

      • nowayout says:

        please, saving the airport – you make me laugh. The airport was not in danger of burning down or even been touched by the flames