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Oil Spill in Padanaram Harbor
DARTMOUTH—An oil spilled occurred late this morning in Padanaram Harbor.
A Petro Oil truck making a delivery sprung a leak on the western, Gulf Road side of the Padanaram Bridge, in a construction zone.
Dartmouth District One fire officials say a small amount of oil seeped into Padanaram Harbor,…
Fairhaven Firefighters Busy On Wednesday
Fairhaven Firefighters make quick work of a machine fire Wednesday afternoon at the New Bedford Thread Company on Howland Road.
The fire was contained in a thread spool machine, and it set off the building's sprinkler system.
Department spokesperson Wayne Oliveira says firefighters found heavy sm…
Texas Oil Spill
The Coast Guard is preparing to reopen a key shipping route days after an oil spill dumped four-thousand barrels of fuel into Galveston Bay in Texas.
Crews Contain Oil Spill in Acushnet River
Environmental officials are trying to determine the cause of an oil slick in the Acushent River, near the sawmill property. An official with the Mass. DEP tells WBSM News the oil apparently entered the river from a combined sewer overflow pipe...
Oil Spill Origin Unkown
Authorities believe Thursday's oil spill in New Bedford harbor began north of the New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge, but that's all they know about the spill's origin.
The fuel spill was discovered around 7:30am Thursday. The Coast Guard and Fire Department responded quickly, placing booms …

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