New Bedford Fire Dept.

Car Fire Under Investigation
New Bedford fire inspectors and city Police are investigating a suspicious car fire early Saturday outside 345 Purchase Street.
District Chief James Fortin tells WBSM News, a witness told responding firefighters he heard a bang around 2am then saw a man running from the area...
New Bedford Firefighters Battle South End Fire
A fast moving fire caused significant damage to a two story building at 27 Dunbar Street early Saturday.
District Chief James Clark tells WBSM News, firefighters were called to the South End location just after 12:30 and spotted flames coming from a second floor window...
Sylvia Street Fire Under Investigation
A house fire late Tuesday afternoon in New Bedford is under investigation.
District Fire Chief Jeff Pothier tells WBSM News, the fire broke out just before 5pm in a duplex at 86-88 Sylvia street, owned by the New Bedford Housing Authority...
Smoke And Water Damage Extensive At Fairhaven Fire
A smokey fire late Monday afternoon Fairhaven kept firefighters busy for about 90 minutes.
Smoke from the fire at 12 Howland Road could be seen miles away in neighboring New Bedford.
Fire crews responded to Nye Lubricant-New Bedford Thread Company shortly after 3:30 and faced a wave of thick smoke, an…
Woman Injured After Fire Escape Gives Way
New Bedford firefighters rescued two young women Thursday afternoon from a fire escape at the old SMTI building on Purchase Street, after a section of the fire escape collapsed.
Fire Chief Michael Gomes tells WBSM News, the women were on the roof of the building, and when one of them jumped to a lowe…
Fire Damages Bellville Avenue Businesses
A fire causes extensive damage to a strip of businesses in New Bedford's North End. 
The fire broke out just before midnight at 535 Belleville Avenue, in a complex that includes a donut shop, a gas station and a chinese restaurant. 
District Chief Jeff Pothier tells WBSM News, the fire …
Rockdale Ave. Crash Injures One
New Bedford Police are investigating a one car crash Tuesday evening at Rockdale Avenue and Union St.   
According to witnesses, a car struck a pole around 6pm, and one person was transported to St. Lukes Hospital.  The extent of injuries is not known...