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Photos: Vehicle Overboard By Causeway

Photos: Vehicle Overboard By Causeway

The two male occupants of the vehicle “did not appear to have been injured” after they crashed overboard in the area of the Causeway, the police confirmed today.A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 6:00 a.m. today, Saturday, 14th May, 2022, police received a 911 report that a SUV had gone overboard at the Causeway. “Upon... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Car Crashed In The East End

Photos & Video: Car Crashed In The East End

[Updated] A car can be seen crashed on its side in the east end this morning [April 8]. We do not, at this time, have any information about it past what we can see, however it is likely that the police will provide information later on, and we will update as able.Update 11.06am: A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:05am today, Friday 8th April... Read more of this article

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Pembroke

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a building in Pembroke last night. A spokesperson said, “On March 12, 2022 at 9:51pm, Bermuda and Fire Rescue Service Dispatch received a report of a structural fire at Uppington Crescent, Pembroke. “Fire appliances from the Hamilton and Clearwater Stations responded with a total of eight firefighters. On... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Respond To Fire In Crawl Hill Area

Photos: BFRS Respond To Fire In Crawl Hill Area

Firefighters responded to a brush fire in the Crawl Hill, Hamilton Parish area today [Jan 12]. A spokesperson said, “At 9:38am on Wednesday January 12, 2022 BFRS dispatch received a report of a brush fire Crawl Hill, Hamilton Parish. BFRS responded with three appliances from the Hamilton and Clearwater Stations with a total of eight firefighters.  “Upon... Read more of this article

Photos: Tractor Trailer Carrying Crane Incident

Photos: Tractor Trailer Carrying Crane Incident

A tractor trailer traveling in Sandys “carrying a crane was attempting to negotiate a right hand bend when the load became unstable, causing the to crane tip over, breaking two Belco utility poles as it fell, before crashing into part of the Four Star Pizza Building,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:55pm... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Aftermath Of Fire At Playground

Photos & Video: Aftermath Of Fire At Playground

[Updated] The playground at Pigs Field, located off of Bandroom Lane in Pembroke, has been destroyed by a fire, with the police confirming that the fire “is being treated as suspicious.”Last night, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the blaze with two appliances from Hamilton Station and a total of six firefighters. The BRFS... Read more of this article

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Sandys

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Sandys

Firefighters extinguished a brush fire in Sandys today [March 11] after receiving a “report of a controlled burn which got out of control.” A spokesperson said, “On March 11th 2021 at 2:34pm, a report of a controlled burn which got out of control was received by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service dispatch on West Side Road, Sandys. “One... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BFRS Extinguish Car Fire

Photos & Video: BFRS Extinguish Car Fire

Firefighters extinguished a car fire in St George’s this evening [Dec 13], with firefighters wearing breathing apparatus quickly extinguishing the blaze. A spokesperson said said, “At 7pm on Sunday December 13th 2020, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a call reporting a vehicle fire at Suffering Lane, St George’s.“BFRS... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Respond To St. David’s Boat Blaze

Photos: BFRS Respond To St. David’s Boat Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] and police responded to a reported boat fire last night [Dec 6] in St. David’s. Fire fighters fought the blaze from a dock before two boats arrived to assist, allowing the fire fighters to access the craft which was fully engulfed with flames and some distance away from land. BFRS spokesperson... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In St. George’s

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In St. George’s

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a vehicle fire tonight [Oct 29] in the Wellington Slip Road area.The car fire was extinguished and the nearby area wet down. Neighbours gathered in the area saying, smoke entering their homes alerted them to the blaze. A fire investigator arrived later at the scene. Further details are limited at this... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested Following Paget Two Car Collision

Driver Arrested Following Paget Two Car Collision

[Updated] A man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving early this morning [July 14] following a two car collision on South Road in Paget which resulted in another man being injured and transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital.Police spokesperson Robin Simmons said, “Around 2:40am Sunday, July 14th a two car collision occurred on South... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Bucket Lift Fire In St. David’s

BFRS Extinguish Bucket Lift Fire In St. David’s

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a fire this afternoon [April 29] on Mount Road in St. David’s. The fire appeared to be contained to the engine compartment of a mobile bucket hi-lift. BFRS personnel extinguished the fire and it did not appear that anyone suffered any injuries. Further details are limited at this time, however... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Van Crash In Hamilton Parish

Photos & Video: Van Crash In Hamilton Parish

[Updated] Emergency personnel responded to North Shore Road in Hamilton parish today [March 12] after a collision occurred which resulted in the van landing on its side, and appearing to bring down power lines.A police spokesperson said there was a “single vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish outside of Francis Patton School,”... Read more of this article