10 people displaced, cat killed in New Bedford fire

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — Ten people living at a multi-family home in New Bedford were displaced after an early morning fire Saturday.

The New Bedford Fire Department responded just after 2 a.m. to the fire on the third floor of the home on Eighth Street.

A home damaged after an early morning fire in New Bedford, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (New Bedford Fire Department)

No injuries were reported, but one cat was found dead, the fire department said.

A resident was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital for injuries sustained from a fall after leaving the building.

The aftermath of a fire at a multi-family home on Eighth Street in New Bedford, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (New Bedford Fire Department)

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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