NEW BEDFORD — A home in the North End of New Bedford sustained heavy damage as the result of a fire on Friday evening.

The fire was reported at approximately 5:30 p.m. at a single-family home at 34 Agnes Street. The neighborhood is located between Phillips Road and Church Street.

Multiple fire apparatus responded to the scene. The fire was quickly brought under control.

A post on the New Bedford Firefighters IAFF Local 841 Facebook page indicates that the fire began as a car fire.

Photos from the scene show a completely burned out car parked underneath a carport which is attached to the home. The carport and the side of the house showed extensive exterior fire damage.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Agnes St. Fire

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