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Fire fighters are currently battling a blaze at the George Town landfill.
Police have advised that Hirst Road is now open to the public after emergency services dealt with a structural fire in the area.
Emergency services are at the scene of The Ritz-Carlton hotel on Seven Mile after a fire erupted on the beachfront premises.
Remediation work planned for this month at the landfill will significantly reduce the risk of fires at the site, according to the Dart group.
A fire in the vehicle recycling plant at the George Town landfill on 24 Jan. was caused by sparks which occurred while a car was being crushed, according to the results of a Cayman Islands Fire Service investigation.
Nearly a month after the car-recycling plant at the George Town landfill went up in flames, the cause of the blaze remains unknown. “Investigations into the fire are still ongoing,” said Ricardo Charlton, the deputy director of domestic operations, at the Cayman Islands Fire Service. “At this time, we are not able to say the cause of the fire, nor can we give any information about any preliminary findings.”
The fire at the vehicle recycling plant at the George Town landfill has been fully extinguished, according to the Fire Service.
Fire officers responded to a vehicle fire in Rum Point on Wednesday morning.
Firefighters fought a blaze in Lime Tree Bay on Saturday when a Caribbean Utilities Company electricity pole was engulfed in flames.
An early morning fire temporarily shut down operations at Diamond International jewellery store on Tuesday.
Teams of firefighters spent more than four hours Wednesday tackling a brush fire on land off Pedro Castle Road in Lower Valley.
A Ford pickup truck in George Town was reported on fire early Monday morning.
Firefighters are contending with a fire inside one of the tanks at the fuel terminal.
A couple escaped from their three-bedroom home on Clayton Drive after a fire started early Wed-nesday morning. A 1997 Blazer and a 1998 Silverado in the carport were destroyed by the fire. The two-car garage was gutted and the interior of the home received extensive fire, smoke and water damage.
Fire crews responded to an electrical pole fire at a section of Kirk’s Home Centre on Bodden Road, George Town. A small crowd gathered to watch as police blocked off Bodden Road and fire crews waited for a Caribbean Utilities Company work crew to arrive to cut the wires leading to the back of the building.
A two-vehicle collision near Queen’s Court on West Bay Road caused one car to catch fire early Saturday morning at around 12:30 a.m.
Two mobile homes that police said had been abandoned for at least two years burned in a fire in North Side district late last week.
A fire damaged a home Friday evening in the Beach Bay neighborhood in Bodden Town,
Latecia Jarrett pleaded not guilty to a charge of arson on Friday and her attorney advised that the trial would be by jury rather than judge alone.
A woman accused of setting a fire that destroyed a number of buildings while their occupants, including two children, slept inside, had her application for bail denied Friday.
The Kings Seventh-day Adventist Church has come to the aid of a family whose Cruz Lane home was destroyed by fire late last month.
Although officials were still investigating the incident, Cayman Islands petroleum inspectors confirmed that the site of a massive fire in Savannah Meadows last week was “not on the radar” of local fuel and gas regulators before Wednesday.
A family who lost their George Town home in a suspected arson attack last week have been temporarily relocated to government housing in West Bay.
Cayman Islands Chief Petroleum Inspector Duke Munroe confirmed Thursday that his agency would be reviewing a large container fire in the Savannah Meadows area.
Two storage containers caught fire following an explosion Wednesday afternoon in the Savannah area.
A fire Tuesday evening damaged Treats restaurant in the West Shore Center on West Bay Road. No one was injured in the blaze.
In just minutes, fires ravaged a number of side-by-side homes on Cruz Lane, leaving their inhabitants homeless, helpless, and bewildered.
Five people were left homeless after a fire ripped through their timber-framed houses in central George Town in a suspected arson attack early Sunday morning.
West Bay fire crews, as well as their vehicles and equipment, will be responding to emergencies from the Ed Bush Sports Complex for the next several weeks.
One resident of a Bodden Town apartment complex was forced to move out and others are without electricity after a stairway and a carport ceiling caught fire on Sunday.
Police and fire investigators say a fire that destroyed a home on Seaview Road in East End in March was caused by arson.
The Fire Service recently installed free smoke detectors in a number of homes on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac as part of its fire prevention and safety awareness drive.
The Owen Roberts International Airport was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after smoke was spotted in the construction area next to the terminal. The smoke is believed to have resulted from smoldering insulation material during steel work for the construction project.
Although he does not have a uniform yet, new Cayman Islands Chief Fire Officer David Hails officially started work on Tuesday.
A George Town home, destroyed by fire, is being rebuilt, bit-by-bit, as the Cayman community steps in to help.
Julian Lewis will take over next month as head of the Cayman Islands 911 Emergency Communications Centre after being named to the position Wednesday by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The reigning Miss Cayman may not have brought back a crown from the Miss Universe Pageant, but she did bring back a lifetime of memories and experiences.
Separate fires damage an apartment and an SUV overnight Saturday in central George Town.
A look back at life in Bodden Town 50 years ago.
A 14-year-old motorcyclist was arrested after he and his female passenger were involved in a collision with a truck on Crewe Road on Sunday afternoon.
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Twelve people died in car accidents in 2015, three times as many as the year before.
In December 1965, Bodden Town correspondent A.B. Hunter wrote in the Caymanian Weekly of a home in Pedro that was partially destroyed in a fire after a refrigerator exploded in the kitchen.
Bodden Towners enjoyed a festive Christmas party at the Belford Estates Community Emergency Response Team annual family fun day.
Planning to set off fireworks this holiday season? Check the laws first.
Emergency services responded to two separate reports of people being injured by machetes over the Christmas holidays.
White sand yards, local Christmas beef, kitchen dances, heavy cakes, handmade gifts, carolers and special church services are the hallmarks of a very traditional Caymanian Christmas.
Officers from the Cayman Islands Fire Service turned out in force at the tarmac at Owen Roberts International Airport on Monday to welcome home Station Officer Percival Whorms.
The liquidators of Caledonian have informed creditors that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has internally approved a settlement that involves no payment by Caledonian Bank and Caledonian Securities.
Those missing a crackling fire in their home this Christmas can simply download an app to give them all the atmosphere with none of the mess.
About US$100,000 from a bank account held by the local company which was a partner in the CarePay swipe card project was transferred in December 2010 to a business in which Canover Watson was a part owner, Crown prosecutors said Thursday.
Despite several injuries, players leaving the island and work commitments, the Coors Light Chuggers have advanced to the coed softball B-League playoffs for the sixth time in the past eight seasons with a 23-12 victory over Deloitte in the semifinal Monday night.
Hoverboards, the controversial but popular Christmas gift, have been banned by Cayman Airways.
An overwhelming community response has helped the Buttrum family begin rebuilding a new home on the site their old one that burned to the ground in July.
Justice Charles Quin has scheduled Jan. 19 as the date to deliver his judgment in the trial of Devon Anglin, who is charged with the Feb. 15, 2010 murder of 4-year-old Jeremiah Barnes.
David Hails underwent what he described as a “baptism by fire” this week during an unannounced visit to the Cayman Islands, where he was introduced as the new chief fire officer.
Fees that were expected to generate more than US$2 million a year for a Jamaican company providing services to the Cayman Islands public hospital system under the CarePay contract were called “highway robbery” by a Crown witness who testified Thursday in an ongoing criminal trial.
Based on his résumé, the hiring of David Hails as chief fire officer appears to be an unqualified recruitment triumph.
Emergency responders rescued two men in distress in the water near Pedro Bluff on Sunday morning.
For the first time since the Cayman Islands Fire Service was created, a non-Caymanian has been appointed to lead the department.
The indoor volleyball season continued with some sizzling action in the semifinals of the playoffs on Tuesday night.
The "Night Circus" was the theme of this year's National Gallery fundraiser on Friday.
A roundup of some of the cases heard during the latest session of the Court of Appeal.
Police and fire services officers are investigating a burned-out vehicle found in the Frank Sound area of North Side late on Tuesday night.
In the Nov. 24, 1965 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a predecessor of the Cayman Compass, Cayman Brac correspondent Lilian Ritch wrote about the service that was held at the Cenotaph in Stake Bay.
Thanksgiving and Christmas are all about the turkey, so downloading the Turkey Blast app is a seasonal recommendation.
The Playhouse Family Christmas is returning to the Prospect Playhouse Theatre stage, bringing carols and festive cheer to audiences of all ages.
The 21 "additional" jobs connected with enhanced Cayman Brac air service are being created by government fiat, not market demand.
The airport expansion on Cayman Brac, along with a new plane and more flights in and out of Charles Kirkconnell International Airport, means 21 new jobs for the island, Tourism Minister and Sister Islands MLA Moses Kirkconnell said. The minister said the airport has hired more firefighters and immigration and customs officers.
Two American men die and a third long-time Cayman Brac resident is hospitalized following a Sunday afternoon crash.
The pirates came ashore Saturday amidst the sounds of cannon and musket fire, quickly outnumbering the red-coated British soldiers assembled on the dock. Thousands of revelers awaited the landing along the waterfront, which turned out to be a relatively peaceful affair. Peaceful, that is, once the swashbucklers successfully kidnapped the governor – or at least the man playing the part of governor for the annual rite kicking off the Pirates Week parade.