Fire Service Respond To Brush Fire At Dump

July 15, 2015

[Updated with photos] At around 4am today [July 15] Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a report of a confirmed Brush Fire at the Marsh Folly Horticultural Waste Depot.

Dump Fire July 15 2015

“We responded to the incident with appliances from our Hamilton Station and our Eastern Volunteers Division with a total of 9 appliances and 16 personnel,” said BFRS spokesperson Acting Lieutenant Jamal Albuoy.

“On our arrival, an area of horticultural waste measuring approximately 50 feet by 50 feet was involved with fire. At 4:11 am, Firefighters managed to knock down the bulk of the fire manned with multiple hoselines.

“With the assistance from Works & Engineering, Fire crews are currently securing the scene by wetting down surrounding areas”.

Dump Fire Bermuda, July 15 2015-4

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  1. Blowmyfish says:

    How does a fire start in open air and 100% humidity?

  2. Gabbs says:

    I knew it was a matter of time this would flare up again.

  3. CountryGirl says:

    Look out people here we go again. Summer is here.

  4. um just saying says:

    May be more brush fires with so little rainfall. Hopefully this changes soon.