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An empty home on St Monica's Road burst into flames yesterday, sending out pillars of smoke but causing no injuries.

According to the Bermuda Fire Service, at 9.56am yesterday they received a report of a fire, responding with three fire appliances, one support vehicle and 11 personnel.

The fire was reportedly brought under control quickly.

A spokesman for the Fire Service said: “The fire appeared to have started in a bedroom closet. There were no injuries reported as the house has been unoccupied for a couple of months.

“The incident is being investigated, however it is our understanding that the house is to be demolished soon.”

Bermuda Fire Service were called out to derelict house on fire on St Monica's Road, in Pembroke.
Bermuda Fire Service were called out to a derelict house on fire on St Monica's Road, in Pembroke.
Fire damage is evident at an empty house on St Monica?s Road, Pembroke, after an incident yesterday.

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Published December 15, 2010 at 1:00 am (Updated December 15, 2010 at 7:09 am)

House fire on St. Monica's Road

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