Video: BFRS & RBR On Hurricane Preparedness

October 11, 2019

Bernews hosted a News & Views panel discussion today [Oct 11], with Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service Divisional Officer Mark Taylor and Royal Bermuda Regiment Major Dwight Robinson discussing various aspects related to preparing for the approach of a hurricane and how their services respond during and after a storm.

Strong winds swept across the island as Hurricane Humberto passed by Bermuda last month and damage could be seen across the island the next morning.

With schools closed, buses off the road, and BELCO staff working to restore power to the more than 28,000 who lost it, the EMO worked with many different agencies to get the island back in working order. During times of crisis, the public depends on our emergency services to respond to their needs. The panelists discuss the matter with journalist Don Burgess.

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