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Car Fire in Fall River Damages Nearby Homes

By KENNETH LEGER, Correspondent | August 18, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 081821104

FALL RIVER, MA - On Wednesday, August 18th around 8:00 A.M., Fall River Engine 4 responded to a motor vehicle accident with possible fire at 255 Whipple Street. Engine 4 arrived on scene to a fully involved SUV with extension to the exposures and called for a full still alarm response. The driver had fled the scene after striking several parked vehicles, leaving the blazing vehicle in the middle of the road. The fire damaged the siding on two nearby homes.

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