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Oil Spill in Padanaram Harbor
DARTMOUTH—An oil spilled occurred late this morning in Padanaram Harbor.
A Petro Oil truck making a delivery sprung a leak on the western, Gulf Road side of the Padanaram Bridge, in a construction zone.
Dartmouth District One fire officials say a small amount of oil seeped into Padanaram Harbor,…
Fairhaven Firefighters Busy On Wednesday
Fairhaven Firefighters make quick work of a machine fire Wednesday afternoon at the New Bedford Thread Company on Howland Road.
The fire was contained in a thread spool machine, and it set off the building's sprinkler system.
Department spokesperson Wayne Oliveira says firefighters found heavy sm…
Crews Contain Oil Spill in Acushnet River
Environmental officials are trying to determine the cause of an oil slick in the Acushent River, near the sawmill property. An official with the Mass. DEP tells WBSM News the oil apparently entered the river from a combined sewer overflow pipe...
Origin of New Bedford Oil Spill Unknown
Authorities believe Thursday's oil spill in New Bedford harbor began north of the New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge, but that's all they know about the spill's origin.
The fuel spill was discovered around 7:30am Thursday. The Coast Guard and Fire Department responded quickly, placing booms …
Oil Spill Blocks Traffic in New Bedford’s North End
New Bedford Police and cleanup crews were called to the North End Wednesday afternoon to a report of an oil spill on the road.
According to police, the 50-gallon drum of home heating oil spilled in the back of an oil burner service box truck, and leaked out onto Belleville Ave between Coffin Ave and …

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