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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

BFRS Offering Remote Fire Safety Meetings

BFRS Offering Remote Fire Safety Meetings

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] is offering fire safety advice using FaceTime, WhatsApp, Zoom, or Skype during the ‘Shelter in Place’ period amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “During the current Shelter in Place period, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] is offering fire safety advice to... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Mid Atlantic Wellness

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Mid Atlantic Wellness

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a fire at the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 9:52am, fire dispatch received a call reporting a fire at the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute. BFRS responded with 3 appliances out of the Hamilton Station. “On arrival, fire crews found a Sterno which had fallen... Read more of this article

Fire In One Of The Remand Cells At Westgate

Fire In One Of The Remand Cells At Westgate

[Updated] There was a fire in one of the remand cells at the Westgate Correctional Facility this morning [March 10], with the fire extinguished by Corrections Officers, while the BF&RS “attended to ensure the safety and security of the area.” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, “First and foremost I want to thank... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Tow Truck Fire

Firefighters Extinguish Tow Truck Fire

Firefighters extinguished a tow truck fire that occurred this morning [March 8] in Hamilton. A Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said, “At 6:20am, dispatch received a call of a vehicle fire at the junction of King Street and Elliot Street. One appliance responded from Hamilton Fire Station with a total of four firefighters. “Upon... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Smiths

Video: BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Smiths

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a vehicle fire in Smiths parish this afternoon.A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 12:52pm a call was received reporting a vehicle with smoke and flames issuing in Smiths parish. Four appliances from the Hamilton Station responded, with a total of 8 personnel. “On... Read more of this article