Fire In Warwick Home Extinguished, No Injuries

July 21, 2015

At approximately 9.00pm tonight [July 21], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended a house fire in the Smiths Avenue, Warwick area.

The BFRS said, “At approximately 8:53 pm this evening, Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of “smoke visible from a lower apartment” on Smiths Avenue in Warwick Parish.”

Fire Bermuda, July 21 2015-1

Fire Service spokesperson, Sergeant Russann Francis reports, “the Fire Service responded to the incident with two vehicles staffed with eight firefighters.”

Station Commander on duty, Lieutenant Mark Taylor, confirmed “smoke was visible on arrival”. “Two firefighters dressed in breathing apparatus and equipped with a 1½” hose line began to extinguish the fire. Shortly after we implemented ventilation processes to remove the excess smoke from the residence.

“At present the fire is under investigation.”

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