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Church Street Fire
Church Street Fire
Fire caused extensive damage to a three family home at 211 Church Street in New Bedford on Friday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the scene just after 1pm and spent about two hours battling the flames and smoke. Fire Chief Michael Gomes says one firefighter inside the building was injured when part of the structure fell and knocked off his air-mask...
Fire Causes Extensive Damage
Fire Causes Extensive Damage
A fire early Saturday morning causes extensive damage to a 2 1/2 story tenament on Adams Street in the North End of New Bedford. District Chief Jeff Pothier tells WBSM News, fire crews were called to the scene shortly after 1:15am. "Engine Seven from Durfee Street was the first unit to arrive, and they were met with heavy fire from the rear of the building, heavy fire that extended into the a
Water Mishap Injures Three
Water Mishap Injures Three
New Bedford Police and Fire units responded to Fort Tabor in the South End Sunday evening around 6pm  after a rubber inflatable raft capsized at the end of the a pier near the beach-area. According to District Fire Chief Michael Dandurand, two males were onboard the raft when it overturned, and other boaters came to their rescue...