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Berry Street Fire Leaves Family of 4 Homeless

A family of four is tonight without a roof over its head after the place called home was gutted by fire this morning. The fire began just before six a.m. [...]

Berry Street Fire was Caused by Illegal Electrical Wiring

This afternoon, the National Fire Service confirmed that the fire was due to an illegal electrical wiring. It is something that the department has been working with Belize Electricity Limited [...]

Independence Day Fire at Mex Avenue & Fairweather Street

On Thursday night, a fire gutted an abandoned structure at the corners of Mex Avenue and Fairweather Street in Belize City. It is a location that was used by many [...]

Fire Safety Campaign Working; House Fires Down to 12%

It’s been some time now since we’ve reported on a fire, as they’ve been few and far apart in this second half of the year.  The Independence Day fire at [...]

Missing Fisherman Found Dead at Sea: Family Suspects Foul Play

Today marks one week since a young man left his home in Concepcion Village, messaged his mother informing her that he was going fishing with his father-in-law, as he normally [...]

Fire Destroys House in Lake-I

A family is displaced after a fire destroyed the interior of their home on Saturday on Aloe Vera Street, in the Lake Independence area. A neighbor shared with News Five [...]

Online Exclusive: The Impact of Landslides on “Loss and Damage” in the Caribbean

Landslides in the Caribbean shed light on the prevalence of Loss and Damage, and the call for consistent adaptation and mitigation strategies. Heavy rainfall from hurricanes and tropical storms exacerbates the [...]

Fire Official Says Use of Wrong Tool Caused Ship Yard Explosion

On Monday evening, an oil tanker explosion occurred at a lumber yard in Camp Eight in the Mennonite community of Shipyard.  The vehicle belonging to M. Leiva and Sons Trucking [...]

Fire Service Dispatches Team to Investigate Fatal Neuland Combustion

Life for the Sawatzky family in the Mennonite community of Neuland in Corozal will never be the same again. They lost the two youngest children in their household during a [...]

Lamp Explosion Kills Two Children; Two More Plus Mother Wounded

It is one of the worst tragedies a family can endure – a combustion that kills two of their children, leaving all the other siblings, and their parents with varying [...]

Massive Fire at Lumber Yard in Shipyard; 1 Person Injured

We begin tonight’s newscast with a fire in the Shipyard community in the north. Social media has been buzzing with a live video that captured this huge fire at a [...]

Major Slipup at the K.H.M.H., Wrong Body, Wrong Family

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is conducting an investigation into a serious mix-up that occurred at the morgue this morning. A mother visited the morgue to pick up the body [...]

Fatal Collision Up North Claims the Lives of an Uncle and Nephew

We begin our newscast tonight with a tragedy up north where two persons lost their lives in a fatal road traffic accident. It happened around four-thirty this morning, near San [...]

Woman Loses Life in Duck Run Fire

Two fires were recorded over the weekend out west; one of which claimed the life of a mother of three. The fire broke around three a.m. on Sunday in the [...]

Arson in Mahogany Heights

There were several fires reported over the weekend in San Pedro, Belize City and Mahogany Heights. In the case of the fire in Mahogany Heights, it is being investigated as [...]

Belize City Elderly Man Homeless after Fire Guts Home

In Belize City, sixty-four-year-old Anthony Mortis is without a roof over his head after the small wooden structure he lived in was destroyed by fire in the wee small hours [...]

My God, The Tree and Me: Remembering Hurricane Hattie

The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season is underway.  While we have been fortunate thus far not to be affected by adverse weather, tonight’s episode of Belize on Reel looks back at [...]

Huge Bush Fire Burning Behind Belama Phase Five

This evening, officials from the National Fire Service were summoned to an area behind the Belama Phase Five community where a huge bush fire was burning uninhibited. The truck could [...]

Fire Guts Only Shingled Building in the City, Police say it’s Arson

In the wee small hours of Saturday a fire erupted inside one of the oldest structures on Regent Street in Belize City. Once the home of the Eusey family, the [...]

Media Personality, William Neal, Loses Belongings in House Fire

A fire has destroyed all the contents of a house in the Vista del Mar area. The fire was reported on Sunday at a residence occupied by William Neal, the [...]

Special Envoy for Families & Children on Fatal Fire

On Wednesday, we reported the devastating story of four-year-old K’Lee Flores who perished inside a burning house on Sarstoon Street in Belize City. The special needs child was sleeping inside [...]

Minister of Human Development Pleas for Better Care of Children to Prevent Tragedies

We also got a word with Minister of Human Development on the issue of the fires that have claimed people’s lives this year. She urges parents especially to take extra [...]

4-Year-Old Child Perishes in Early Morning Five

We begin tonight’s newscast with the tragic death of a four-year-old special needs child who lost her life in a fire this morning in Belize City.  A fire broke out [...]

Was There Negligence in the Fatal Fire?

Was there negligence in the death of four-year-old K’Lee Flores? Social media has been buzzing and even at the scene of the fire, the question of who is ultimately responsible [...]

3 Families Displaced by Early Morning Fire on Rivero Street

Three families have been displaced by an early morning fire on Rivero Street in Belize City. If the area sounds familiar that is because just last week, an eighteen-year-old resident [...]