Michael Gomes

Friday Morning Fire on Cottage Street Not Suspicious
NEW BEDFORD - A fire early Friday morning on Cottage Street in New Bedford is not considered to be suspicious.
The fire was reported at 2:44 a.m. Friday at a home at 150 Cottage Street. Upon arrival, firefighters saw a small fire that originated on the second floor balcony...
Diesel Fuel Spill Reported in New Bedford Harbor
NEW BEDFORD - A diesel fuel spill in New Bedford's harbor has been contained.
New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes tells WBSM News the spill was reported around 7:15 a.m. by the crew of the fishing vessel "Predator," which is docked at Leonard's Wharf...
Makeshift Furnace Causes Fire at New Bedford Homeless Encampment
A fire at a homeless encampment in New Bedford could have been a lot worse than it was.
New Bedford firefighters responded to reports of a fire behind the former Building #19 along Rt. 140 Wednesday afternoon. Upon arrival, firefighters found one of the makeshift shelters had caught fire from a homem…
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…

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