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Cooking Fire Sends Four To Hospital
A cooking mishap resulted in four people being treated at St Llukes Hospital Monday afternoon, following a fire on County Street.
New Bedford firefighters responded to a fire in an apartment house  at 868 County Street.
District Chief Scott Kruger says two teenage boys were cooking with oil when …
Early Morning Fire Leaves 15 Homeless
A fire early Saturday in a large rooming house at 201 Ashley Boulevard leaves a total of 15 people homeless.  Firefighters responded to the blaze around 7:30am.  There were no injuries reported.
A spokesman for the New Bedford Fire Department says the fire was located on…
New Bedford Fire Crews Battle Two Fires Monday Afternoon
New Bedford Firefighters made quick work of two fires Monday afternoon. 
Fire crews were battling a small fire at 82 Nye Street when an alarm sounded for a second blaze at 45 Tallman Street. 
Several trucks were diverted to the Tallman street address, where District Chief Jeff Pothier says s…
Massachusetts Volunteers Help in Maine
American Red Cross volunteers from Massachusetts are in Maine to assist those displaced by power outages due to the ice storm that began Monday.
A spokesman notes volunteers from Maine traveled to Boston after the marathon bombing. now he says, it's time to return the favor...
Cans Across The Park 2013 Southcoast Food Drive
It has been an annual tradition. Each year, leading up to and on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, we ask our listeners to make a contribution to our efforts for Cans Across The Park.  We have an amazing community that has always helped us reach our goal of making it across the park, even somet…
Cans Across The Park
It's always a sight to see as WBSM's "Cans Across the Park" food drive lined non-perishable food donations from one end of Buttonwood Park to the other, and nearly all the way back.
All told, about 6,200 food items were collected from generous donors, including 3,800 cans …