Fairhaven fire crew rescues fisherman, extinguishes fire

Fire Department rescuers saved a lobster fisherman from downed power lines at Union Wharf during Tuesday’s powerful nor’easter and later extinguished the resulting fire. At 7:38 p.m., the firefighters received a report of power lines down with a lobster fisherman trapped on his boat at Union Wharf, according to Deputy Fire Chief Todd Corriea. An utility pole cracked in half at the end of Union Wharf, likely from the combination of strong winds and heavy wet snow, Correia said. >click to read< 09:24

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