Elderly woman in serious condition after being rescued from fire in New Bedford

Firefighters respond to a fire on Tremont Street in New Bedford, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (WLNE)

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — Three people were rescued from a house fire in New Bedford on Monday.

The fire happened just after 7 a.m. to the multi-family home on Tremont Street.

Firefighters respond to a fire on Tremont Street in New Bedford, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (WLNE)

Fire Chief Scott Kruger said two elderly women and a man were trapped on the third floor of the home. One of the woman is in serious condition.

Kruger said that families on lower floors were displaced because of smoke and water damage.

Firefighters respond to a fire on Tremont Street in New Bedford, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (WLNE)

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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