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New Bedford firefighters drug overdose response up 10% in 2018

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According to New Bedford Fire Department records, firefighters responded to 602 overdoses in New Bedford in 2018 – up 10% over 2017. In 2017, firefighters responded to 548 overdoses and 689 drug overdoses in 2016.

New Bedford Guide has a request in with the New Bedford Police Department for their official overdose numbers.

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Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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