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Barrel Fire Sparks Blaze at New Bedford Home

New Bedford firefighters made quick work of a fire on Sherman Street near the South End.

Fire Chief Michael Gomes tells WBSM News the fire started at the rear of the two-story home at 33 Sherman Street at around noon Wednesday...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Finds Funding for Firefighters Through FY2016

The New Bedford City Council will be asked Thursday night to transfer funds to cover the cost of 31 firefighter positions until the end of this fiscal year...

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TSM

New Bedford SAFER Grant Expired Two Months Early

New Bedford Fire Union President Billy Cabral says the City's SAFER grant for FY16 has already expired. The City's Chief Financial Officer, Ari Sky, confirms the grant expired in mid-March...

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Credit: NBC10
Credit: NBC10

Fall River Firefighters Battle Two Fires In One Night

The Fall River Department had a very busy night On Wednesday as they had to battle two fires.

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Fire damage to building on Bullard St. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Fire damage to building on Bullard St. | Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Three Buildings Damaged by North End Fire

At least 10 people were displaced after a Thursday evening fire in the north end of New Bedford, though no injuries were reported.

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Michael Leger/Acushnet Fire Department
Michael Leger/Acushnet Fire Department

Acushnet Firefighters Undergo LNG Emergency Training

For over four decades, the Town of Acushnet has been home to two liquefied natural gas storage tanks off of Peckham Road.

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

New Bedford Elected Officials Undergo Firefighter Training

Invited guests got a first hand look at what it's like to be a firefighter during an exercise in Fall River on Sunday.

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What It’s Like To Be Trapped in a Room on Fire [VIDEO]

Sunday was a very memorable day for me. New Bedford Firefighters Union President Billy Cabral had personally invited myself, other members of the media, and elected officials to experience what firefighters deal with on a daily basis...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

South End Fire Injures One in New Bedford

New Bedford firefighters made quick work of a house fire Friday afternoon.

The call came in at 1:15pm of a third floor fire at 13 Abbott Street in the South End...

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Fire On Abbot St. In New Bedford

Crews are on the scene of a working fire on Abbot St. in New Bedford.

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