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National Fire Service Celebrates New Firefighters

This morning, the National Fire Service held its passing out ceremonies at headquarters in Belize City. Twenty-four have made the cut, surviving a very intensive training course to prepare them [...]

Weekend Fire Leaves 2 Families Homeless

A concrete and wooden two storey house went up in flames on Saturday night just after nine o’clock in south side Belize City. Two families and their six children were [...]

B.D.F. Commander Reveals Details of Chiquibul Ambush

While reports from Guatemala have spread like wildfire, along with condemnation of the B.D.F. at the highest levels of government, the incident is still under investigation by the O.A.S.  Guatemala’s [...]

Faulty Electrical Connection Cause of Weekend Fire in Belize City

In addition to the murders and shootings, as well as traffic accidents that occurred during the Easter break, a fire also destroyed a small house. The house was unoccupied when [...]

Customs Officer Drowns in Corozal Bay

A thirty-nine-year old custom officer well-known in Corozal Town tragically lost his life on Sunday afternoon. Valdemar Alpuche Junior and his two daughters were trying out a brand new jet [...]

Maya Island Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing

Maya Island Air Cessna Flight two, twenty-two with seven passengers on board was forced to abort its flight and make an emergency landing at the Municipal Airstrip just a couple [...]

American Student Drowns in the Sibun River

In the west, tragedy struck a visiting group of students. A fourteen year old North Cobb High School in Atlanta, Georgia was among thirty-two students who arrived in Belize on [...]

Building in Spanish Lookout Almost Completely Destroyed by Fire

On Wednesday, we showed you the images of Country Foods in Spanish Lookout engulfed in flames. At about three p.m., a fire spread to the warehouse from a nearby pit [...]

Fire Rages at Country Foods, Spanish Lookout

At news time tonight a fire is raging at a warehouse in the Spanish Lookout Community. Country Foods went up in flames around three this afternoon and police say that [...]

Southside Resident Loses Everything in Fire

A candle is believed to have sparked a fire in the upper flat of a house in the south side of Belize City. The fire victim, Allan Locario lived alone [...]

Investigation into Free Zone Fire Ongoing

Meanwhile, fire officials continue to investigate the cause of a fire up north, inside the Commercial Free Zone in Corozal. Around three p.m. on Tuesday, a seventy-five by seventy-five foot [...]

Fire Guts Storehouse in Corozal Free Zone

A mid-afternoon fire in the Corozal Free Zone has eviscerated a three-storey concrete warehouse.  The seventy-five by seventy-five foot structure, property of Orange Walk businessman Amit Moriani, went up in [...]

Family Loses Everything after Home is Set on Fire

A single mother and her five children lost everything when a fire gutted their house in Scotland Halfmoon, Belize District. As they try to pick up the pieces to restore [...]

An Overnight Fire on Boots Crescent Leaves Family Homeless

A fire swept through a mobile home on Thursday night on Boots Crescent, Belize City. In the blink of an eye, the Flowers family lost everything as the flames quickly [...]

Investigations Continue in Youth Hostel Tragedy

The special investigation into the fire which claimed the lives of three minors at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel commenced five weeks ago, on December first. To date, no information [...]

Landmark Bertha’s Tamales Goes Up in Flames

In February of 2015, the Founder of World Famous Hummingbird Highway Tamales, Bertha Lisbey passed away at age seventy-eight. But business continued as usual as her daughter, Aurora carried on [...]

Fire Leaves Single Mother and Kids Homeless

A fire on Antelope Street Extension has left a single mother and her two children without a roof over their heads. On Monday night in Belize City, a pair of [...]

San Pedro Mechanic Loses Everything in Fire

A San Pedro mechanic is tonight homeless after the wooden structure he once called home was gutted by fire. At about five o’clock on Sunday morning, thirty-four year old Ricardo [...]

Family Who Lost Everything in Fire Asks for Assistance

The Christmas holidays are upon us, but for the Sanchez family of Belize City, there is little to look forward to. Last Friday, their belongings were destroyed when a fire [...]

Fire Destroys Kings Park Residence

Tonight, at least three persons are left homeless and three others are staying with relatives after the two storey house they were living in was gutted by flames. Just before [...]

Toledo West Area Rep Comes Out Swinging on Flood Relief Efforts

The always feisty member for Toledo West, Oscar Requeña was on fire this morning, claiming that while Belize City residents got stoves and refrigerators, all the people of Toledo got [...]

Flooding Affects 8-Mile Community

The southern part of Belize was the most affected over the past weekend when heavy rains came down. Roads and other infrastructure were submerged under water and became passable when [...]

NEMO Provides Update on Flooding in the West

In respect of the flooding in the west, on Monday’s newscast we told you that several crossings including the Iguana Creek Bridge, the low-lying wooden bridge that connects San Ignacio [...]

Weekend Rains Leave Flooding in the South

Just a few weeks ago, Belize City was underwater…inundated by a weekend of heavy rain. NEMO had to be pressed into immediate and urgent action to relieve suffering caused by [...]

Macal and Mopan Rivers Rise Amid Torrential Rains in the West

Aside from the south, the downpour over the weekend also affected the western part of the country where the Macal and Mopan Rivers rose above their usual levels. While homes [...]