Fire destroys company trucks at Sid Wainer & Son in New Bedford

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — Firefighters responded to a fire at Sid Wainer & Son in New Bedford early Tuesday morning.

The fire began at the produce distributor’s facility on Purchase Street shortly after midnight.

Several company trucks were destroyed.

It is unknown at this time if there was any damage to the building or if there were any injuries.

According to the Standard Times, the company was set to host its second emergency Food Rescue Pop Up for the New Bedford community in response to the coronavirus pandemic at 32 Van Buren St. on Wednesday. It is unknown if the fire will affect their plans.

No additional information has been released.

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