New Bedford Fire Department photo.

New Bedford Firefighters rescue more than a dozen trapped occupants during storm


“During today’s storm in just a four hour window between 10:00am to 2:00pm, Members of the New Bedford Fire Department, along with members of New Bedford Emergency Management, were dispatched to assist the public with weather related emergencies.

There were 12-calls for rescue of trapped occupants in vehicles on flooded roads, 22-calls for flooded basements, 3-Haz Mat related incidents, 14-fire alarm activations, and 8 medical calls among others.

Crews are still assisting residents with flooding issues and water leaks as calls continue to come in. #ServiceAboveSelf”-New Bedford Fire Department.

New Bedford Fire Department photo.

New Bedford Fire Department photo.

About Michael Silvia

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

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