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Coelho ‘Reassured’ After Meeting with Police, Fire Chiefs
On Wednesday, the City Council's Committee on Public Safety and Neighborhoods met and invited New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro and Fire Chief Michael Gomes to talk about the recent rash of suspected arson cases across the city, as well as gang violence and other crime issues in city nei…
Fire-Damaged Tenament Torn Down
A New Bedford home heavily damaged in a 3 alarm fire Wednesday morning has been torn down.
A contractor hired by the property owner demolished the triple-decker Wednesday night after officials feared it would collapse.
The fire broke out around 7 a...
Chief Gomes: Firefighters Save Tenament With Quick Response
Prompt action by New Bedford Firefighters Tuesday helped prevent some major fire damage at a three-decker on Adams Street.  The fire broke out around mid-day at 63 Adams.
Chief Michael Gomes credits a quick response by Engine Seven from the Durfee Street Station with keeping damage to a minimum.…
Smoky Fire At Ashley Ford Dealership
Heavy smoke was seen as far away as the South End of New Bedford Tuesday morning after a sign at the Ashley Ford car dealership on Mt. Pleasant St. caught fire around 10 a.m.
Fire Chief Michael Gomes says a fire crew was near the business when the fire broke out and they were able to respond quickly.…

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