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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

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Photo Fairhaven Fire Dept.
Photo Fairhaven Fire Dept.

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, and an activated sprinkler system inside the building

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Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call / Getty Images
Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call / Getty Images

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 lower deck, the structure gave way

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TSM

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

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

City Councilors Air Concerns About Budget Plan

Members of the New Bedford City Council are taking issue with parts of Mayor Jon Mitchell's proposed $263-million budget. 

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tsm

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

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