After weeks of protests and motions from City Council trying to prevent it, Engine 11 in the South End has been decommissioned.
New Bedford Firefighters Local 841 sent out a statement about the closure on Sunday, highlighting the fact that the closure happened during a pandemic.
The statement said the closure adds to response times and reduces the level of preparedness that the city needs amid the current time of uncertainty.
– PUB DATE: 3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: New Bedford Standard-Times
Source: SEAFC National Fire News