Last evening, The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a brush fire at Glass Beach Ireland Island in Dockyard. The caller reported there was a fire in the trees, black smoke and crackling noises coming from Glass Beach.
Fire Service spokesperson, Acting Lieutenant Russann Francis recounted: "The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a brush fire approximately 50' x 50' with an old boat in the midst, with two vehicles and six personnel. Two firefighters rapidly extinguished the fire using a booster reel and approximately 500 gallons of water."
Acting Lt. Francis added: "I would like to take this opportunity to encourage persons utilizing public spaces, to be thorough in their clean-up before leaving the area."