Man, 83, suffers inhalation in fire

An 83-year-old man was taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after a fire in a Devonshire home.

Firefighters were called to a reported kitchen fire at a two-storey building on Kilderry Close on Saturday at about 1.15pm.

Thick smoke was coming from the lower-level studio apartment when they arrived at the scene.

A spokesman for the Bermuda Fire&Rescue Service said: “Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the premises to extinguish the fire using a dry chemical powder extinguisher.

“The tenant of the apartment suffered from smoke inhalation and has been transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for further evaluation.”

Four appliances and seven firefighters attended the call.

The cause of the fire was unknown. An investigation is under way.

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Feb 3, 2020 at 8:00 am (Updated Feb 3, 2020 at 8:00 am)

Man, 83, suffers inhalation in fire

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    • "Next cab off the rank for David Burt in national security?"
    • Lt-Col David Burch
    • 48%
    • Crystal Caesar
    • 3%
    • Vance Campbell
    • 3%
    • Christopher Famous
    • 7%
    • Renee Ming
    • 8%
    • Lawrence Scott
    • 4%
    • Scott Simmons
    • 3%
    • Michael Weeks
    • 23%
    • Total Votes: 1891
    • Poll Archive

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts