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Dockyard fire in ‘Building No 9’

Firefighters were called to Dockyard this afternoon to tackle a blaze in an old storehouse.

The fire is believed to have broken out in “Building No 9” at 1.30pm.

The storehouse, just behind the Clocktower Mall, had been undergoing significant renovation work that has included a new roof and windows and was due to be completed next week.

Fire Service spokesman Sergeant Jamal Albuoy said: “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the incident with five appliances from our Port Royal and Hamilton Stations and 13 personnel.

“The fire was quickly brought under control by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and equipped with an 1½in hose line.

“The blaze was extinguished in approximately 20 minutes. Firefighters secured the scene by wetting down the area for an additional ten minutes. No one was injured at the time and the incident is under investigation”.

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service crew attend to the scene in Dockyard

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Published April 30, 2015 at 4:28 pm (Updated April 30, 2015 at 7:26 pm)

Dockyard fire in ‘Building No 9’

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