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Apartment Complex in Lord’s Bank Up in Smoke

In the Lord’s Bank community, an apartment complex owned by Bert Ramos, the vice chairman of the village, who is also the owner of Ramos Bus Lines, went up in [...]

9 Acres of B.S.I. Cane Field Incinerated in Libertad

Even as we left Orange Walk following that press conference at the B.S.C.F.A., News Five received word that unknown persons had torched cane-fields in Libertad owned by B.S.I. We were [...]

Overnight Fire Leaves Maskall Family Homeless

No one was injured in a fire that erupted before midnight in the Old Capital, but several families were left homeless. The blaze spread quickly completely destroying the contents of [...]

Fire Eviscerates Home of Popular Orange Walk Vendor

While two men lost their lives in tragic accidents, one popular burger vendor in Orange Walk lost all his possessions and home to a fire. It happened on Saturday afternoon [...]

Fire at Belfuel Company in Shipyard, Orange Walk

Disaster was narrowly averted today after Fire Department personnel managed to extinguish a blaze in Camp Six, Shipyard in the Orange Walk District. The fire occurred at the Belfuel Company [...]

82 Year-Old Man Escapes Injury During Overnight House Collapse

An elderly Belize City resident is tonight lucky to have escaped grave injuries when his home on Mangrove Street suddenly collapsed in the wee hours of this morning.  The elevated [...]

Are Unwelcome Visitors Reconnoitering Conservation Post in Chiquibul?

Another issue that has remained in the headlines is the execution-style murder of Danny Conorquie at the Caracol Archaeological Site, inside the Chiquibul National Park. The BDF says that groups [...]

Mark Flowers Goes In on the Media Once Again

And we end our coverage of GSU Head Mark Flowers tonight with a quite remarkable rant. We’re not sure what to make of it, to be honest. He attacks certain [...]

Heavy Rains Destroy Home in the City

A family of five is without their house tonight after heavy rains and winds lashed the City on Wednesday night. This morning just before seven o’clock, their small wooden house [...]

Belize City Fire Guts Berkley Street Residence

There have been four fires in the past sixteen days in the Belize District that have unfortunately been caused by children playing with lighters. The incidents have prompted the Fire [...]

Children Playing With Lighters Are Cause for Recent Fires

Prior to responding to the fire on Berkley Street, the National Fire Service had to respond to another fire, this time in the Conch Shell Bay Area. Smith also had [...]

Superman Comes to the Aid of Fire Victims On Prince Street

A late night blaze on Prince Street in Belize City Friday night completely destroyed the upper flat of a wooden home. It was allegedly started by a child playing with [...]

3 Families Displaced In the Wake of Weekend Fire

A fire swept through a wooden house on Friday night; in its wake three families were left homeless. All indications are that the blaze erupted in the upper flat of [...]

Corozal fire leaves 9 persons homeless

On Monday’s newscast, we reported a fire in San Pedro that left sixty-six persons displaced from their homes and on Tuesday, a mid-morning blaze in Hattieville gutted the two storey [...]

Overnight fire in San Pedro leaves sixteen families homeless

Sixteen families are tonight without roofs over their heads following a massive inferno which eviscerated eight buildings in San Pedro Town.  While relief has been forthcoming, the families, a large [...]

Overnight rains in Toledo inundates Southern Highway

Torrential rains overnight in the south have resulted in flooding in the Toledo District.  This morning, commuters along the Southern Highway were delayed near the Jacintoville Bridge where several inches [...]

Cause of horrific and tragic fire still unknown

It’s been two days since the horrific fire on Newtown Barracks gutted two massive wooden buildings and tragically ended the life of twenty-one year old Jacqueline Arteaga. After days of [...]

Pregnant woman perishes in a massive fire in the City

A twenty-three year old mother of three tragically perished this morning in a massive fire which completely destroyed two large buildings on Newtown Barracks in Belize City. Jacqueline Arteaga, three [...]

2 businesses gutted to the ground – origin of fire under investigation

Following this morning’s blaze, the owners of both Kimmie’s Bar and Business Computer Systems looked through the wreckage to see if anything could be salvaged. That seems unlikely, because the [...]

Bucket brigade saves Hunter Lane house from burning down

While all attention was on the main blaze which engulfed the buildings and killed one young woman, there was much drama being played out in Hunter’s Alley beside and behind [...]

Fire guts a house in the city

A fire gutted a small concrete house at the corner of Mahogany Street Extension and Jasmine Street. Sometime around three-thirty this morning, the fire erupted and minutes later it was [...]

CEMO says it’s prepared and ready for hurricane season

The hurricane season kicked off on June first, and today the City Emergency Management Organization, CEMO, held a press conference at City Hall. While one purpose of the conference is [...]

A comprehensive evacuation plan revealed

While shelters are ready, they should be a last resort. CEMO has also worked on an elaborate and comprehensive evacuation plan. According to Mayor Bradley, that evacuation in the event [...]

Names announced for 2014 Hurricane Season

The names for the 2014 Hurricane Season have been released. The season is less than a week away and already tropical storm Amanda has formed and Accuweather reports that it [...]

Elderly woman dies in fire early this morning

Sometime around three this morning an unknown person or persons deliberately lit the fire which destroyed a wooden house at the corner of Cran and Cleghorn streets in Belize City. [...]