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New Bedford Man Arrested for Recent Suspicious Fires

A New Bedford man was arrested and ordered held without bail in connection to two intentionally-set fires in the city earlier this week.

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Brian Nobrega/Facebook

Nobrega Named New Director of Emergency Management for New Bedford

Brian D. Nobrega Jr. of New Bedford has been selected to succeed Mark M. Mahoney, who retired at the end of 2016 but has continued to serve on an interim basis, as the city's next Director of Emergency Management.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Reported Explosion, Fire Displace Residents in South End [VIDEO]

A reported explosion and an afternoon fire have left a number of people displaced from their homes in New Bedford's South End.

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Google Maps

New Bedford Police Arrest Two in Arson Case

New Bedford Police have charged two people with arson in connection with a fire Thursday night in the city's North End.

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TSM
TSM

New Bedford Fire Department Receives $74k Grant for Jaws of Life

FEMA awarded 12 fire departments in Massachusetts over $2.2 million in federal grants Monday, including $74,000 to the New Bedford Fire Department to purchase equipment known as the "Jaws of Life."

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Google Maps

Another Suspicious Fire in New Bedford

Yet another suspicious fire is under investigation in New Bedford's near North End.

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Peter Lopes/Facebook

Car Fire Under Investigation in New Bedford’s South End [VIDEO]

NEW BEDFORD — Another fire was reported in New Bedford early Thursday morning. However, this fire was in the South End, unlike the three suspicious fires reported earlier this week in the near North End...

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TSM
TSM

Officials Investigating String of Suspicious Fires in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD — A rash of arson cases across a concentrated area of New Bedford has fire and police officials very concerned.

"We have a number of fires in a fairly confined area of, I would call it the near North End, and it's very concerning to us," New Bedford Fire Chief Michael Gomes told WBSM News...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

OPINION | Barry Richard: NB Firefighters And Police Shine Again

New Bedford Firefighters made quick work last night of what could have been a devastating fire at the Harborview Apartment complex at 280 Acushnet Avenue...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Major Fire at Harborview Towers in New Bedford [VIDEO]

NEW BEDFORD — A heavy fire broke out Wednesday night in a New Bedford apartment building just outside of downtown.

The fire was reported around 8:30 p...

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