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Video: BFRS Extinguish Fire In Devonshire

Video: BFRS Extinguish Fire In Devonshire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extinguished a structural fire at a home in Devonshire this morning [Oct 5]. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 9:12 am this morning Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a report of a structural fire at a home located in Hillsdale Devonshire.“The fire service responded with 5 appliances from... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Warwick

BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Warwick

Yesterday evening [Sept 11] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extinguished a structural fire in Warwick, after a dryer caught fire. A spokesperson said, “At 5:15pm yesterday evening, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service dispatch received a report of a structural fire in Warwick. “The BFRS responded with one appliance from Hamilton Station... Read more of this article

BFRS To Hold Charity Car Wash Tomorrow

BFRS To Hold Charity Car Wash Tomorrow

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service will be holding a charity carwash tomorrow [Sept 12] at the Hamilton Fire Station on King Street, with the proceeds to be divided between three charities. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Recruit of 2020 will be holding a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, September 12th from 10am until... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Fire On South Shore

Firefighters Extinguish Fire On South Shore

Firefighters extinguished a fire on South Shore near Elbow Beach after a part of the device on a utility pole burned out and dropped into some bush below. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 1:11pm, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service dispatch received a report of a BELCO pole on fire at South Shore near Elbow Beach. The BFRS responded with one appliance... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: Car Fire In Southampton

Video & Photos: Car Fire In Southampton

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a vehicle fire in Southampton early this morning [Aug 31]. A BFRS spokesperson said, “BFRS dispatch received a report of a vehicle on fire in Southampton in the early hours of the morning.“One appliance responded from the Port Royal Station with a total of four firefighters. “Upon... Read more of this article

Two Vehicles Destroyed By Fire In Pembroke

Two Vehicles Destroyed By Fire In Pembroke

Two vehicles were destroyed by a fire in Pembroke early this morning [Aug 7] with the cause of the fires “being considered suspicious at this time,” the police have confirmed. A spokesperson said, “Shortly after 3:30 this morning Friday, 7th August, Police and Bermuda Fire and Rescue were alerted to two vehicles on fire in close proximity... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To Alarm Activation At BELCO

BFRS Respond To Alarm Activation At BELCO

[Updated] Fire crews responded after receiving a call that the fire alarm at BELCO has been activated and it “was discovered that a faulty pull station was activated causing the extinguisher agent to dump into the switching room.” A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 10:20am this morning Bermuda Fire Dispatch received an alarm activation... Read more of this article

NASA On Hurricane Season & Amazon Fires

NASA On Hurricane Season & Amazon Fires

“Warmer than average sea surface temperatures in the tropical North Atlantic Ocean so far in 2020 have set the stage for an active hurricane season and elevated the risk of fires in the southern Amazon,” according to scientists at NASA and the University of California, Irvine. “Variations in ocean sea surface temperatures alter weather... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Devonshire

BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Devonshire

A person received “minor burns” following a fire on Derwent Lane in Devonshire this evening [July 12], the BFRS have confirmed. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 6:18pm this evening, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a report of a structure on fire at Derwent Lane in Devonshire. “At 6:20pm, the BFRS responded... Read more of this article

42-Year-Old Man Injured In Boat Fire In Warwick

42-Year-Old Man Injured In Boat Fire In Warwick

A 42-year-old man sustained burns to his arm and legs following a boat fire in Warwick. A police spokesperson said, “At around 5:10 p.m. on Saturday 20th June, Police & EMS were dispatched to a private dock just off Middle Road & Riddles Bay Road, Warwick, to a report of a boat fire. “Upon arrival they found that a 42-year-old male on board... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire in Pembroke last night [June 11], with the fire causing “minimal damage” to a nearby home. A spokesperson said, “Fire Dispatch received two calls for service on the evening of Thursday, June 11th 2020; the first at 11:25pm and the seconded at 11:31pm. “The first call was a road traffic... Read more of this article

Bystanders Extinguish Kitchen Fire In Sandy’s

Bystanders Extinguish Kitchen Fire In Sandy’s

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] attended a reported kitchen fire in Sandy’s today [April 29] to find upon arriving on the scene that bystanders had managed to gain access to the building and extinguish the fire. A spokesperson said, “At 1.39pm this afternoon, a call was received of a kitchen fire in Sandy’s. “BFRS... Read more of this article

BFRS On Properly Burning Horticultural Waste

BFRS On Properly Burning Horticultural Waste

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] is reminding the public about the correct procedures for the burning of horticultural waste on their property. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service recognizes that this shelter in place period has given the public the opportunity to clear their properties of unwanted horticultural waste;... Read more of this article