Fire rips through tire shop in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — A fire broke out at a tire shop in New Bedford Thursday morning.

The fire happened just before noon at Bob’s Tire Co. on Brook Street. There, heavy smoke was seen coming from the business.

In a Facebook post Thursday, New Bedford police encouraged the public to avoid the area.

No further information was immediately released.

According to the company’s website, they “specializes in scrap tire removal and recycling” throughout New England and New York.

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