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Fire in Jane Usher

There was fire in Belize City just before two o’clock this morning. No one was at the house when it went up in flames. The Fire Department managed to contain [...]

Fire Victim Elena Reina Still Hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.

Fire victim Elena Reina remains hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. in a critical, but stable condition. The thirty-three-year-old mother of three was sleeping inside a house on Flamboyant Street on January [...]

B.T.B. Brings B.W.S. and B.E.L. to the Table in Caye Caulker

Five days of water and electricity outages on the island of Caye Caulker, have resulted in massive financial losses. While the two utilities have been restored, the economic impact is [...]

Burn Victim Critical at K.H.M.H. after Flamboyant Street Fire

The New Year did not start well for two Belize City families. Their houses on Flamboyant Street were destroyed by a fire that spread quickly gutting the two wooden structures.  [...]

New Year’s Day Fire Destroys Home in Cotton Tree

New Year’s Day is usually a time for celebration and a day to look forward to exciting things in the year ahead.  But for one family in Cotton Tree Village, [...]

Fire Department Warns about Faulty Electrical

As you heard just now, the Samoza family lost all their belongings in a blaze that damaged their family home. They are now in need of roofing materials and other [...]

Fires in Orange Walk and Dangriga Leave 2 Families Homeless

Tragedy struck two families over the Christmas holidays in Orange Walk and Dangriga when their homes were destroyed by fire. Just before nine p.m. on Christmas Day, police responded to [...]

William Orellana is Crushed in a Freak Accident

There was also loss of life in the west over the weekend. In a freak accident, around nine-thirty p.m. on Friday, police were called to a work site just outside [...]

Three-year-old Isaias Lobos Perishes in Silk Grass Fire

Tragedy struck a family in Silk Grass, Stann Creek District, on Monday afternoon. Omar and Efijenia Lobos lost their three-year old son in a fire that totally gutted their small [...]

Fire Breaks Out in San Ignacio Town

A fire broke out on Independence Street in San Ignacio Town over the weekend. On Saturday morning, Carmita Salazar was in her home when she was alerted that her snack [...]

A Benque Family is Displaced by Fire

The family of thirty-two-year-old Silvia Maas lost her house and belongings in a fire on Tuesday afternoon. Maas was not at home when the blaze erupted and only rubbles remain [...]

Orange Walk Family of 4 Homeless after Fire

A fire consumed the house of Maria Esther Garcia in Orange Walk Town. The single mother and her three children were not at home when the blaze swept through the [...]

Family of 3 Displaced by Fire on Arlington Drive

A family of three was displaced following a fire this afternoon on Arlington Drive in Belize City. Charles Castillo believes that his mentally-ill brother is responsible. The National Fire Service [...]

Who Torched House on Ordonez Street?

There was another fire earlier this week that gutted a wooden house off Ordonez Street in Belize City. Mauricio Garay reported to police that his newly built house did not [...]

Independence Day Fire on Caye Caulker Caused by a Candle

While with the Fire Chief earlier today, the media got an update on the Independence Day fire on Caye Caulker during which one person lost his life in the blaze. [...]

Fire Destroys Wooden House in Benque

A fire quickly swept through a wooden house in the New Site area of Benque Viejo Del Carmen. A family of three lost all they owned in the blaze that [...]

Coast Guard Officers Search for Missing Man

A search for the missing Belize City youth proved fruitless this morning. C.I.B. requested the assistance of the Belize Coast Guard to conduct a search at Burdon Canal along the [...]

45+ Families Affected by Flash Flood in Benque

A flash flood has displaced close to fifty families in the west. NEMO personnel have been on the ground since early this morning to help affected families. Reporter Andrea Polanco [...]

Bruce Reneau’s Home Goes Up in Flames After He was Busted with .38 Revolver

On Friday morning, Belize City police visited the home of Bruce Reneau where they conducted a search of the property.  During the raid, they discovered three live rounds of ammunition, [...]

Toddler Drowns in Well in Santa Cruz Village

Three-year-old Oscar Bonilla drowned when he fell into a well in Santa Cruz Village over the weekend.  The toddler was last seen playing with another child when his mother went [...]

NEMO Issues Advisory; Met Service Says No Need to Worry

There is no need to panic at this point says the National Emergency Management Organization. Out of precaution, NEMO issued an advisory earlier today informing that it is monitoring the [...]

Closely Monitoring the Weather… but No System Formed As Yet

According to the NEMO advisory, should the prediction change for the worse, all factors considered, Belize can be facing a significant threat by Tuesday.  Nonetheless, Chief Met Officer Cumberbatch reiterated [...]

NEMO Issues Precautionary Notice on Predicted Tropical System

The National Emergency Management Organization has issued an early precautionary notice after ongoing computer models are predicting that a tropical system could develop within the region. According to the release, [...]

Bush Fire Destroys House

A house was destroyed by fire in Belize City. According to residents in the Jane Usher Boulevard area, the two persons who lived inside the house weren’t at home when [...]

Fire Guts House in Lords Bank

The day did not start and end well for Arlene Gordon, a resident of Lords Bank, Ladyville. At about seven-thirty, a fire erupted inside her house and spread quickly completely [...]