Update: Bail Set For Arson Suspect
A man charged with intentionally setting a fire this week in New Bedford's North End, is now back on the street wearing a GPS unit.  The fire Wednesday at 330 North Front Street left 13 people homeless.
Twenty-five year old Xavier Betancourt-Echev was arraigned Thursday on a charge of arson with pros…
Firefighter Injured In Church Street Blaze
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 injur…
New Bedford Man Charged With Arson
A New Bedford man has been charged with setting a fire Wednesday at 330 North Front Street in the North End.
Firefighters quickly doused the smoky fire, but smoke and water damage forced the13 occupants to seek shelter through the Red Cross...

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