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New Aerial Ladder Platform Arrives In Bermuda

New Aerial Ladder Platform Arrives In Bermuda

Firefighters are undergoing training for the new Aerial Ladder Platform which arrived on island last week, and the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service expect to ”bring the vehicle into full service in the coming weeks.”A Government spokesperson said, “On Thursday, 3 March, the Minister of National Security, Renee Ming, visited the... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire early this morning [Feb 21] in Pembroke. A spokesperson said, “At 2:18am on Monday February 21st 2022, BFRS Dispatch received a report of a vehicle on fire at The Evening Light Pentecostal Church Parking lot on Parsons Road, Pembroke. “BFRS responded with one appliance from Hamilton Station and a... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Mattress Fire In Devonshire

BFRS Extinguish Mattress Fire In Devonshire

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a fire at a residence in Devonshire today [Feb 18], with the BFRS confirming when they arrived they “found a mattress on fire.” A spokesperson said, “At 4:01pm on February 18th, BFRS Dispatch received a report of smoke issuing from a two story structure at Cedar Park Devonshire. BFRS... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Shed Fire In Paget

BFRS Extinguish Shed Fire In Paget

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service extinguished a shed fire in Paget today. A spokesperson said, “On Sunday February 13, 2022, 7:32 BFRS Dispatch received a report of a structure on fire at Honey Hill, Paget. BFRS responded with one appliance from Hamilton Station with a total of four firefighters.“On arrival fire crews found a shed... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire In Fourways Laundry Room

BFRS Extinguish Fire In Fourways Laundry Room

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service extinguished a fire in the laundry room of the Fourways Inn in Warwick today. A spokesperson said, “On Sunday February 13, 2022 at 2:39pm, BFRS Dispatch received a report of a structural fire in the laundry room at Fourways Inn Warwick. “BFRS responded with one appliance from Hamilton Station and one... Read more of this article

Police & BFRS Respond To Two Vehicle Fires

Police & BFRS Respond To Two Vehicle Fires

Police and Fire personnel responded to two vehicle fires on Saturday [Feb 5], with one on Curving Avenue in Pembroke and one on Scott’s Lane North in Warwick. Motorcycle Fire In Pembroke A police spokesperson said, “Police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] were called out to a vehicle fire around on Curving Avenue, Pembroke, around 4:25... Read more of this article

Lt. Russann Francis Earns Excellence Award

Lt. Russann Francis Earns Excellence Award

Lt. Russann Francis has earned the Public Service Excellence Award, being recognized for her “outstanding service and leadership as the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service’s representative on the Ministry of National Security’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation team.”A spokesperson said, “Recently, Premier David Burt and Head... 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

Minister Updates On Fire Service Staffing

Minister Updates On Fire Service Staffing

Following a meeting today with the Senior Command of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, the Minister of National Security Renee Ming, said, “I would like to update the public on the current status of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, but first I want to express my gratitude for their tireless work during this most recent outbreak and indeed throughout... Read more of this article

Bermuda Fire Service Staffing Affected By Covid

Bermuda Fire Service Staffing Affected By Covid

The Bermuda Fire Service Association has spoken out about the challenges with staffing due to Covid-19, with multiple firefighters out due to Covid protocols. Last night’s ZBM Evening News reported, “The Fire Service Association says it is alarmed over the current lack of manpower within the ranks of the Fire and Rescue Service. “The... Read more of this article

BFRS Association On Budget, Agreement & More

BFRS Association On Budget, Agreement & More

“Our budget continues to be cut, our equipment continues to expire and not be replaced,” the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Management and Fire Service Association said. A spokesperson said, “The Labour dispute between the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] Management and the Fire Service Association [FSA] has been settled ahead... Read more of this article

Notice Of ‘Labour Dispute’ With Fire Service

Notice Of ‘Labour Dispute’ With Fire Service

A “labour dispute exists between the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and the Bermuda Fire Service Association” and it has been referred to the Employment and Labour Relations Tribunal, according to an official notice this week, which follows in full below. Notice Of Declaration Of Labour Dispute :- Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and the... Read more of this article

PLP Sandys MPs On Westover Farm Fire

PLP Sandys MPs On Westover Farm Fire

“This fire is a tragedy and our thoughts and prayers are with the Bascome family and it is our hope that our community rallies around them to ensure that this important institution is preserved,” the PLP MPs said following the recent fire at Westover Farm in the west end. A statement from the Sandys PLP MPs — Jamahl Simmons, Kim Wilson, Dennis... Read more of this article