Contact Us
Make My Homepage
Michael Gomes

Michael Gomes

Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Firefighters Extinguish Man on Fire in New Bedford’s North End

New Bedford firefighters had to extinguish a man that had apparently caught fire in the city's North End Thursday morning.

Fire Chief Michael Gomes tells WBSM News fire crews responded to a report of a basement fire at a residence at 57 Lauren Drive off of Phillips Road around 9:30 Thursday morning...

Read More

firetrucks

Workplace Explosion Injures One on New Bedford/Dartmouth Line

New Bedford and Dartmouth crews responded to an explosion on Rockdale Avenue Friday morning.

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes tells WBSM News around 9:30am Friday morning, an employee at Marx Auto Center at 132 Rockdale Avenue near the New Bedford/Dartmouth line was using a torch to cut through a 55-gallon steel drum that had contained windshield washer fluid...

Read More

NEW FIRE BOAT

NBFD Dedicates Fire Boat in Memory of Fallen Firefighter [VIDEO]

The New Bedford Fire Department is at the ready on the harbor with a new fire boat.

The $950,000 vessel and all necessary training was funded mostly by a Federal Port Securities grant, with the City kicking in just $238,000...

Read More

TSM/Taylor Cormier
TSM/Taylor Cormier

Residents Displaced After South End Fire

Residents have been dispaced following a Wednesday morning fire in the South End.

Read More

Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Unveils Custom-Build Ladder Truck [VIDEO]

The City of New Bedford unveiled it's latest addition to the Fire Department - a custom-built ladder truck.

The Ladder 3 truck came at a cost of $1...

Read More

Jon Faria/TSM
Jon Faria/TSM

Group Recommends Changes For New Bedford EMS & Fire Dept.

New Bedford's Fire Chief says merging the city's EMS into the fire department makes both agencies stronger.

At Monday's City Council meeting, the Arizona-based FACETS Consulting group presented their study of New Bedford's fire and emergency medical services...

Read More

Nb Fire Chief Michael Gomes (C)  receives accreditation / photo NB Fire Dept.
Nb Fire Chief Michael Gomes (C) receives accreditation / photo NB Fire Dept.

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes Receives Acceditation

New Bedford Fire chief Michael Gomes has been awarded a three year accreditation by the Mass. Fire Service Commission.

The Commission, chaired by Everett Fire Chief David Butler, says Chief Gomes has displayed the required fire service experience, education, and certifications for accreditation...

Read More

Lot at 41 Ruth Street - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Lot at 41 Ruth Street - Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Homes Evacuated After Discovery of Artillery Shell

A few moments of excitement in a South End neighborhood after the discovery of an explosive device.

New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes says fire crews were called to 41 Ruth Street Wednesday afternoon where an old artillery shell had been found...

Read More

Fire Trucks
Getty Images

Electrical Issue Cited As Cause Of New Bedford Fire

Fire officials say they believe it was an electrical issue that caused a fire at a two family home in New Bedford Thursday night.

Read More

Getty Images
Getty Images

Fire Chief Discusses Roof Collapse

New Bedford, like many old New England towns, has homes and other buildings with pitched or slanted roofs.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 1420 Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 1420 Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.