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Brush fire spreads to chicken coop

Firefighters leaving the scene of a blaze on Crawl Point Lane East in Hamilton Parish. (Photograph by Owain Johnston-Barnes)

Firefighters put out a blaze at a Hamilton Parish chicken coop this morning after receiving reports of a brush fire.

A spokesman for the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service said it received a call about the fire in the Crawl Hill area at 9.38am.

The spokesman added: “BFRS responded with three appliances from the Hamilton and Clearwater Stations with a total of eight firefighters.

“Upon arrival fire crews found an area of debris approximately 10sq ft burning and the burn area had spread to an adjacent chicken coup.

“The fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters. The cause of the fire is under investigation.”

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Published January 12, 2022 at 12:28 pm (Updated January 12, 2022 at 6:44 pm)

Brush fire spreads to chicken coop

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