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Boy Killed In Shed Fire Behind House On Cape Cod

Authorities say a young boy has died in a fast-moving fire in a small storage shed where neighbors said children were playing behind a house on Cape Cod.

Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe said Monday night the boy was about 8 years old

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One Dead In North Attleborough House Fire

Authorities say one man is confirmed dead in a late night house fire in North Attleborough.

The fire near the center of town was reported at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

The victim was the home's only occupant

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Shooter Drill At Dartmouth Middle School


Dartmouth Middle School will be hosting an active shooter drill Thursday morning.
The drill will take place from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. and will simulate an armed intruder on school property.

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Children Evacuated After Fire At Fairhaven Childcare Facility

Nearly 60 children were evacuated from a Fairhaven childcare facility Tuesday after a small fire was discovered.

Fairhaven Fire Public Information Officer Wayne Oliveira says in a statement the fire was contained to a small bathroom between classrooms at the Little People's College on Bridge Street

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Fall River Fire Deemed Accidental

Fire officials say a Saturday afternoon fire that damaged a Fall River apartment building, and left several residents homeless, has been deemed an accident.
Fall River Fire Lieutenant Neil Furtado tells the Herald News the fire at 238 Central Street isn't considered suspicious and officials believe it may have been started by a cigarette that was thrown into some nearby vegetation

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Fairhaven Police
Fairhaven Police

Police: New Bedford Man Sets Fire To Porta-Potty, Other Items

A New Bedford man is under arrest after taking the phrase "light a match" to the next level.

Fairhaven Police Sgt. Kevin Kobza says on the night of July 21, Police and Fire Departments responded to four different fires, including one at a portable outhouse behing the Hastings Middle School

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David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Authorities To Release Official Cause Of Deadly Lowell Fire

Authorities are getting ready to release details on the suspected cause of a fire that killed seven people, including three children, in a Lowell apartment building last week.

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan, Lowell Fire Chief Edward Pitta and other officials planned a news conference late Tuesday afternoon at a fire station located just 100 yards from the scene of the fire

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Dan McCready/Townsquare Media

Owners Of Lebanese Kitchen Pledge To Come Back

The owners of a popular South End restaurant, destroyed Friday in a fire, say they'll be back in business soon.  The owners of the Lebanese Kitchen and their family also lived in the building, and lost everything in the fire

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Lebanese Restaurant Fire
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Fast-Moving Fire Causes Heavy Damage At Well-Known New Bedford Eatery

A New Bedford business suffered extensive damage after a fire this morning.

The two-alarm fire broke out at the Lebanese Kitchen at 1487 Purchase Street around 11am and spread quickly.

Waitress Sheri DeMello was about to begin work when the fire began

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Lebanese Kitchen Purchase Street New Bedford Fire


A fire in New Bedford this afternoon.  The old Lebanese Kitchen is in flames on Purchase Street. There are apartments above that were destroyed with damage to the roof and exterior walls.  No injuries at this time, but firefighters are still battling the flames.  R

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