Fire Prevention Bureau

Fire Rips Through Adams Street Tenament
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, a…
Roof Fire At Rodney Metals In South End
For the second time in ten days, New Bedford firefighters respond to Rodney Metals on East Rodney French Boulevard to douse a fire on the building's roof.
Crews responded about 1:45 Saturday afternoon.  District Chief James Clark tells WBSM News, exhaust from a boiler pushed through ductwor…
Fire Causes $500,000 Damage In North End Warehouse
A fire overnight rips through a North End warehouse and commercial space, causing about $500,000 dollars in damage.
Captain Luke Charbonneau of the Fire Prevention Bureau tells WBSM News, the fire at 2812 Acushnet Avenue broke out just before midnight Tuesday...