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Fire Hits Multifamily Home In New Bedford

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No serious injuries are reported after a general alarm fire that heavily damaged a six-family home in New Bedford.

Fire officials believe the blaze started early Thursday in the basement of the building and quickly spread.

All of the residents were able to get out safely but one firefighter was taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.

The Red Cross says about 30 residents were displaced by the fire and some are being cared for in a temporary shelter.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

This program aired on October 20, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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