Firefighting

Fire News: Six Treated for Smoke Inhalation after MA Fire

Six people were treated for smoke inhalation after a residential porch fire early Tuesday in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

One of the victims had to be led from the involved building by an officer, according to a report from South Coast Today (http://bit.ly/RVDEJF).

Officer Jonathan Pavao went up the smoke-filled rear stairway at 28 Cleveland St. and found a 53-year-old man who had wrapped a T-shirt around his face and was coughing.

All the victims were treated and released from a nearby hospital. The officer was not injured. Firefighters had control of the fire within an hour after the call.

Read more about this incident at http://bit.ly/RVDEJF.