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Freetown Fire Under Investigation
A house fire Friday night in the Assonet section of Freetown caused extensive damage to the basement and first and second floors of the structure. Fire crews responded shortly before 8pm to 4 Dana Lee Drive. A spokesman says firefighters spent more than two hours at the scene battling smoke and flames...
Emergency Response
Police and emergency crews returned to the Fall River apartment complex on Friday where a pipe-bomb style device was detonated less than 24 hours earlier. Police responded to the South Coast Landing Apartments on North Main Street around 5pm Friday...
Fire In Fairhaven
Employees at a local handbag manufacturing plant were forced to evacuate Wednesday afternoon after a piece of machinery caught fire. Firefighters responded to an alarm at the Brahmin Leather Factory on Alden Road, after a leather-splitting machine caught fire, forcing the evacuation of about 75 employees to a nearby parking lot...
Lightning Strikes In Fall River
Two small fires last night in Fall River, both apparently caused by lightning strikes. Fire officials say the first happened at 208 Mohawk Drive around 6:15pm, when lightning struck the southest corner of the house. The occupants put out the fire with a garden hose and fire extinguisher...
Investigation Delayed
There apparently will be a delay in the investigation into what started the fire Wednesday morning at 132 Holly Street in the North End. Inspectors have determined that the structure is unstable, and until the building is shored up, members of the Fire Prevention Unit will not be allowed in...

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