New Bedford Firefighters

Apartment Fire Injures Four
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 …
Peckham St. Fire Out Quickly
New Bedford fire crews are at the scene of a working fire at 141 Peckham Street.  Firefighters  responded around 3:15pm.  Witnesses said there was a lot of smoke was coming from the building.  We'll have more details as they become available...
Two North End Fires
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…
Update: More Info On Fairhaven Boat Fire
Firefighters from both Fairhaven and New Bedford worked together to douse a boat fire early Thursday afternoon at the Moby Dick marina off River Avenue.  Fairhaven Fire Department spokesman Wayne Olivera tells WBSM News, firefighters responded quickly and found a 30 foot sailboat on fire...
Fire Destroys Sailboat
Firefighters from both Fairhaven and New Bedford worked together to douse a boat fire early Thursday afternoon at the Moby Dick Marina off River Avenue. 
Fairhaven Fire Department spokesman Wayne Olivera tells WBSM News, the fire was reported just before 1pm...
Firefighters Honored At City Hall
Three New Bedford firefighters were recognized at City Hall Tuesday by Mayor Jon Mitchell, Fire Chief Michael Gomes and the City Council.
Firefighters Thomas Ferguson, James Teixeira, and William Sullivan were recognized for rescuing a woman from a third-floor window during a house fire on Campb…
Fire Destroys Home In New Bedford’s West End
 
A stubborn, smokey fire Monday afternoon in New Bedford's West End kept firefighters busy for more than five hours.  The blaze at 56 Hill Street broke out around 11am, but wasn't declared "out" till 4:30. 
District Chief Michael Dandurand says the two-family home's "balloon-type"…