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Major Fire in New Bedford [VIDEO]
NEW BEDFORD—New Bedford Firefighters have been battling a major fire at 169 Mount Vernon Street throughout Sunday afternoon.
The site is the former location of ServePro, but New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes told WBSM News it is currently some sort of operation that involves the storage of p…
Early Morning Fire in Fairhaven
FAIRHAVEN—At 5:31 this morning, Fairhaven firefighters were called out to 303 Mill Road in Fairhaven for a report of an explosion in the basement. Three fire engines were dispatched and arriving units found a heavy smoke condition in the house
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Baker to Sign Bill Doubling Line of Duty Death Benefit
BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker is planning to sign legislation doubling the line of duty death benefit for families of first responders.
The bill will increase the benefit from $150,000 to $300,000. The change is included in a supplemental spending bill for the current 2017 fiscal year...
Fairhaven Firefighters Battle Brush Fire
A fast-moving brush fire burned three acres in East Fairhaven Wednesday.
At approximately 4:55pm, a police officer patrolling on Sconticut Neck Road noticed a heavy volume of smoke in the area near where the fire was found. Two fire engines and a brush fire unit were dispatched to fight the fire
Truck Fire at Dartmouth’s New York Bagel
DARTMOUTH - District 3 firefighters in Dartmouth quickly extinguished a car fire early this morning.
Crews were called to the parking lot of New York Bagel on Route 6 near Faunce Corner Road at 6:46 a.m. Thursday for a fully involved truck fire...
Westport Man Injured in Weekend House Fire
WESTPORT - A Westport man was injured in a fire at his home over the weekend.
Westport Fire officials say the fire was reported early Saturday morning at a one-story home on Old Harbor Road. They found heavy fire and smoke pouring from the home upon their arrival...

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