New Bedford Oven Fire Displaces Two
NEW BEDFORD — An oven fire in a New Bedford apartment early this morning has displaced two Coggeshall Street residents.
District Fire Chief Bob Mourao at the scene said fire crews were called out just before 4:30 a.m. Tuesday to 311 Coggeshall St.
When they arrived, the third floor tenant told them he had an oven fire — and firefighters found flames and smoke pouring out of his apartment, Mourao said.
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Firefighters managed to put out the blaze within around 20 minutes, but the residents have been displaced and are being helped by the Red Cross, according to the district chief.
He said both residents were safely evacuated and no injuries were reported.
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