Brush Fire at the junction of Headquarters Hill and BFA Way, Devonshire

At around 1:18pm today a call was received via 911 reporting a Brush fire at the junction of Headquarters Hill and BFA Way, Devonshire.


Two Fire appliances, One Fire service water tender and one command car responded with a total of ten personnel.


The first appliance vehicle arrived five minutes, after the initial call at 1:23pm and upon arrival Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel found an area of trees and brush approximately 80 x 50 sqft. fully involved. The fire was deep seated and located next to a BELCO substation.


Firefighters in full protective gear including breathing apparatus entered the area with multiple 1. 1/2 hose lines and gained control of the fire at approximately 1:39pm. Firefighters continued to wet the area down until 2:50pm to ensure the fire had been extinguished.


A full fire investigation will be conducted to determine the cause of the blaze.

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