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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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Dartmouth Fire District No. 1 - PHOTO 7
Dartmouth Fire District No. 1 - PHOTO 7

Applications Now Open For Firefighter Civil Service Exam

If you've ever considered becoming a firefighter in Massachusetts, now's your chance.

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TSM

Firefighters React to Year-Long Study of Department

It was standing-room only at the Fort Taber Community Center Thursday night as independent public safety consultant group FACETS Consulting presented their findings after studying the New Bedford Fire Department over the past year. 

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Police, Firefighters and Paramedics Honored For Life-Saving Responses

The City of New Bedford is recognizing the work of 15 police officers, firefighters and paramedics for their responses to a pair of life threatening incidents last month...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Federal Grant to Prevent Hearing Loss for New Bedford Firefighters

The City's fire department receives a nearly $90,000 grant for new equipment.

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes says it's the 7th year in a row the department has been awarded FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters grant...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

UPDATE: “Stubborn” Fire Quickly Knocked Down Near Downton New Bedford

Four engine companies and two ladder companies responded to a reported explosion and exterior fire at 45 Richmond Street in the center of the city Friday afternoon.

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Jim Phillips / TSM
Jim Phillips / TSM

A Closer Look At Dartmouth Fire District 3 Station 1

Dartmouth Fire District 3 is the hub of the town's emergency needs. It covers almost half of the town, including the North Dartmouth business district as well as UMass Dartmouth.

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Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images
Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

Fifty Workers Die On The Job In Massachusetts

Fifty workers died from injuries on the job in Massachusetts last year.

That's according to a report released Tuesday by the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupation Safety and Health...

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell Legally Tight-Lipped On Arbitration Award for Firefighters

Next week, the City Council will take a vote on an arbitration award that will grant New Bedford firefighters a 7.5% raise over the next three years...

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