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Funds Being Raised For Mascarinas Family

Funds Being Raised For Mascarinas Family

The Association of Filipinos in Bermuda are accepting donations for the family of Oscar and Jove Mascarinas, who were tragically killed in a house explosion in Southampton earlier this month. In an online post, the Association of Filipinos in Bermuda said, “We are saddened by the news of the recent death of our member, Jove Mascarinas, wife of the... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Jove Mascarinas

Police Confirm Death Of Jove Mascarinas

The police have confirmed the sad news that a second person has died following the house explosion in Southampton, with the police confirming the death of 50-year-old Jove Mascarinas. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm the death of 50-year-old Jove Mascarinas and extends sincere condolences to her family... Read more of this article

Fundraising For The Mascarinas Family

Fundraising For The Mascarinas Family

The Association of Filipinos in Bermuda are raising funds for the Mascarinas family after Oscar Mascarinas tragically died following an explosion at his Southampton apartment on May 2, with the explosion leaving his wife in the ICU. The Association of Filipinos in Bermuda said, via social media, “We regret to inform you that one of our members, Oscar... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Oscar Mascarinas

Police Confirm Death Of Oscar Mascarinas

The police have now confirmed the death of 49-year-old Oscar Mascarinas, who died following the explosion in Southampton. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm the death of 49-year-old Oscar Mascarinas and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Mascarinas, a Filipino guest worker, was... Read more of this article

Minister Visits Scene, Expresses Condolences

Minister Visits Scene, Expresses Condolences

Earlier today, Minister of National Security Michael Weeks visited the scene of last night’s home explosion incident, which tragically resulted in the death of a 49-year-old man. Minister Weeks commented, “This incident continues to be foremost on our minds today. It was incredibly tragic to learn that one of the injured persons has succumbed to... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 49-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 49-Year-Old Man

The police have confirmed the sad news that a 49-year-old man has died following the explosion at a Southampton residence last night, and said his wife is in critical condition in the ICU. The three other men injured in the blast have since been treated and discharged from hospital. A police spokesperson said, “Sadly, the Bermuda Police Service can... Read more of this article

Explosion In Southampton, Five People Injured

Explosion In Southampton, Five People Injured

[Updating: There was an explosion at a Hilltop Court, Southampton residence which officials said was likely "caused by a gas leak" and "five occupants of the residence, which is made up of a series of apartments, were conveyed to the hospital to be treated for various injuries" ] Emergency service personnel are responding to an incident in the Southampton... Read more of this article

BFRS: ‘Explosion’ In Warwick, No One Injured

BFRS: ‘Explosion’ In Warwick, No One Injured

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded in Warwick this afternoon [May 17] following a report of explosion. The BFRS said, “At 12:02pm today [May 17th] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of an explosion that took place on Marl Lane in Warwick. “We responded with one vehicle and four personnel and on our... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To “Propane Explosion”

Fire Service Responds To “Propane Explosion”

Bermuda Fire and Rescue personnel attended the Hamilton Health Centre on Victoria Street in Hamilton this afternoon [June 1] following a report of “a propane explosion”. The BFRS said, “At approximately 3:38pm on Thursday June 1st, 2017 the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of “a propane explosion” at the... Read more of this article

BPS & BFRS Investigate Reports Of  ‘Explosion’

BPS & BFRS Investigate Reports Of ‘Explosion’

[Updated] We are receiving unofficial reports of what sounded like some form of loud ‘bang’ in the west end a few minutes ago this evening [May 2], and police have confirmed they have “received several reports of a loud bang in the west end of the island” and said “at present police are trying to locate the origins of the... Read more of this article

Fire Service Respond To West End “Explosion”

Fire Service Respond To West End “Explosion”

At approximately 4.30pm today [Dec 9], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of an explosion at Curtis Lane in Sandy’s. “Sergeant Russann Francis, spokesperson for the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service reports, “On arrival, the team found there was no sign of smoke or fire in the residence; however, there was obvious damage... Read more of this article

Tianjin Explosions To Cost Insurers Almost $2B

Tianjin Explosions To Cost Insurers Almost $2B

The explosions in Tianjin, China will cost insurers across Europe, the U.S., Bermuda and Asia almost $2 billion, according to Bloomberg. The Bloomberg story said “Insurer Talanx AG’s $122 million loss from port explosions at Tianjin, one of China’s worst industrial disasters, takes the net hit incurred by insurers across Europe, the U.S.,... Read more of this article

Explosion Insurance Losses Could Be $1.5B

Explosion Insurance Losses Could Be $1.5B

The insured losses from a series of explosions at a chemical warehouse in Tianjin on 12 August are “likely to be material” for Chinese insurance companies, potentially exceeding $1 – 1.5 billion, said Fitch Ratings, as the “high insurance penetration rate in this area could make the blasts one of the most costly catastrophe claims... Read more of this article