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Firefighters Extinguish Fire In St David’s

Firefighters Extinguish Fire In St David’s

Firefighters extinguished a house fire on So Far Lane in St David’s yesterday [July 27]. A BFRS spokesperson said, “A 3:03pm on July 27, the BFRS dispatch received a report of a house fire on So Far Lane in St David’s. “BFRS responded with two appliances from the Clearwater and Hamilton stations with a total of eight firefighters. “Upon... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Collision/Stabbing Incident

Police Investigating Collision/Stabbing Incident

Police are investigating an incident which reportedly started with a collision in the west end, and also resulted in a 56-year-old being stabbed. A police spokesperson said, “At 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, 22 July 2021, Police attended the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in response to a report of unlawful wounding. “Officers spoke with the... Read more of this article

Downed Poles On Middle Road, Traffic Delays

Downed Poles On Middle Road, Traffic Delays

[Updated with photos] BELCO crews are on scene working to repair damaged utility poles on Middle Road, Paget near Bostock Hill after a “tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cables” and ”two poles sustained damages with one falling into a residential property.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal After Rider Injured In Hit & Run

Witness Appeal After Rider Injured In Hit & Run

The police have appealed for witnesses following a hit and run collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish on Friday that resulted in a female motorcycle rider sustaining non-life threatening injuries. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:10 p.m. on Friday, 16th July, police responded to a two vehicle road traffic collision which occurred... Read more of this article

Section Of North Shore Closed Due To Collision

Section Of North Shore Closed Due To Collision

[Updated] A section of North Shore Road in Shelly Bay remains closed this morning due to a collision which damaged a utility pole. At 6.30am this morning [July 19] police spokesperson said, “Please be advised the North Shore Road remains closed in the area of the “Howzat” liquor shop in Shelly Bay due to a single vehicle injury only collision... Read more of this article

Anderson Thanks BFRS After ‘Terrifying’ Incident

Anderson Thanks BFRS After ‘Terrifying’ Incident

After being trapped in his vehicle after an electrical pole fell yesterday [July 15], driver Mark Anderson recounted his experience of being surrounded by live electrical wires, saying that he was “terrified” and freaked out” and offered his thanks to the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service for coming to his aid. Mr. Anderson told Bernews,... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire On Robert’s Ave

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire On Robert’s Ave

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a vehicle fire on Robert’s avenue last night [July 15]. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 10:36pm last evening, the BFRS dispatch received a report of a vehicle fire on Robert’s avenue. The report was that there was a car fully involved in flames. “One appliance from Hamilton Station... Read more of this article

Motorist Trapped In Vehicle Surrounded By Wires

Motorist Trapped In Vehicle Surrounded By Wires

[Updated] Fire crews along with BELCO personnel responded after a motorist was “ trapped in a vehicle that was surrounded by live electrical wires” today. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 1:33 pm on Thursday, July 15th 2021 BFRS Dispatch receive a report of a fallen BELCO pole on North Shore just west of C Mart. The caller was trapped... Read more of this article

BPS Witness Appeal: Collision In Pembroke

BPS Witness Appeal: Collision In Pembroke

The police are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving a motor cycle and a van on June 28th at the junction of Court and Victoria Streets. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 11:22a.m. on Monday, 28th June, 2021, Police attended a serious motor vehicle Road Traffic Collision at the junction of Court and Victoria Streets, Pembroke.... Read more of this article

Condolences Extended: Ra-Che Williams Family

Condolences Extended: Ra-Che Williams Family

Minister of Health Kim Wilson extended condolences to the family of Ra-Che Williams, noting that “he served his country as part of the Ministry of Health team.” Mr Williams died following a hit and run collision earlier this month, and an online fundraiser to support his family describes him as “a light to those around him.” Speaking... Read more of this article

BPS: Man Left Injured After ‘Suspected Collision’

BPS: Man Left Injured After ‘Suspected Collision’

The police confirmed they are investigating the “circumstances of a suspected collision” after a 19-year-old Southampton man “was found unconscious and injured” on Palmetto Road in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries continue by the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] regarding the circumstances of a suspected collision,... Read more of this article

National Security Minister Extends Condolences

National Security Minister Extends Condolences

“I join the community in extending my deepest and sincerest condolences to the families, loved ones and friends of the two men who tragically lost their lives last week,” said the Minister of National Security Renee Ming. Minister Ming continued, “These two separate deaths happened in the worst possible circumstances, in such brutal and callous... Read more of this article

Fundraiser To Support Ra-Che Williams Family

Fundraiser To Support Ra-Che Williams Family

An online fundraising page has been set up to assist with funeral costs for Ra-Che Williams, who died following a hit and run collision. The GoFundMe page says, “Ra-che was a light to those around him…his smile, his laughter, kindness and humble spirit will forever be missed! There are so many things we can say about Ra-Che, we all loved... Read more of this article