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Body Identified After Rounds St Fire

The State Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity of the body found after a house fire on Rounds Street in New Bedford earlier this week.

Through fingerprint identification, the body has been identified as 29-year-old Justin Downey of 55 Rounds Street

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Taylor Cormier/TSM

[UPDATE] Fatal New Bedford Fire Under Investigation

UPDATE 7PM - The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says the death of a man found in a burned home in New Bedford's West End has been ruled suspicious.

The State Medical Examiner has taken custody of the body, and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

The victim's

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Boston Globe/Getty Images
Boston Globe/Getty Images

Welding Sparks Blamed For Deadly Boston Blaze

Associated Press - Officials say sparks from a welding operation next to a Boston brownstone caused the blaze that killed two firefighters last week.

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says officials are confident the fire was not intentional

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Boston Fire/Twitter

Two Firefighters Killed As Boston Blaze Rages On

Update 6:30

Metro News - Two firefighters are dead and at least a dozen people are injured in a huge fire in downtown Boston.

A Boston TV station reports one of the firefighters was carried out of the burning apartment building in cardiac arrest.

All available fire engines we

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Wareham Police
Wareham Police

Wareham Woman Charged With Arson Of Her Own Home

Wareham detectives have made an arrest in connection with a suspicious house fire earlier this month.

Wareham Police say 56-year-old Joyce Dietlin was arrested Wednesday in Plymouth, after an investigation conducted by Wareham Police, Wareham and Onset fire officials, and State Police

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New Bedford Fire Dept
New Bedford Fire Dept

Two People Rescued from South End Fire

New Bedford Police and Fire rescued two people from a burning house in the city's South End early Saturday morning.

The Dartmouth Street fire was reported just after four o'clock, when a 9-year-old occupant was awakened by smoke alarms

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Steve Lopes/Facebook

Westport Firefighter, Local Comedian Remains Hospitalized

A Westport firefighter remains hospitalized after tumbling 30 feet off a roof Thursday night.

According to EastBayRI.com, volunteer firefighter Steven Lopes has been upgraded to serious condition from critical, after falling f

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TSM

Fire Rips Through West End Home [VIDEO]

New Bedford Firefighters are battling a blaze at a Hill Street home in the West End at this hour.

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492 People Died in Boston’s Coconut Grove Fire 71 Years Ago

It was called a tragedy for the ages. Boston's Coconut Grove nightclub fire that led to national fire code reforms and safety standards that are still used today. There were heroes, like the sailor who ran back and forth rescuing people until he ran in to become a victim himself

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New Bedford Fire Dept
New Bedford Fire Dept

Pets Perish in New Bedford Fire

All six tenants are safe, but several pets did not escape a fire on Campbell Street in New Bedford Saturday night.

Firefighters arrived at 123 Campbell Street around 6:30pm Saturday evening to see flames erupting from the second floor of the three story home

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