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Entries Categorized as 'Firefighters'

Who Wants Pie? Firefighters To Deliver Free Pizza To Promote Fire Safety

August 25th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: Mayor Bill Finch and the city Fire Department again are partnering with Domino’s Pizza in an effort to save lives through the city’s free smoke alarm program. On Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014,  city firefighters will be delivering pizzas ordered from the Main Street restaurant. If the customer can show […]

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Reform Public Safety Hiring, Bridgeport Jobs For Bridgeport People

August 20th, 2014 · 18 Comments · Cops, Firefighters

Retired city firefighter Andy Fardy writes that harm is being done to the Civil Service system that was enacted following the election of Jasper McLevy in 1933, a major campaign promise of the Socialist mayor limiting the spoils system of government. Fardy argues in particular the city is behind in the hiring of public safety […]

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Fire At Vacant Remington Site, 60 Firefighters Respond, Arson Suspected

August 19th, 2014 · 42 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

From the CT Post: Two separate fires that broke out at about the same time in the old and long vacant Remington Arms factory Tuesday morning is leading officials to suspect arson.

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Firefighters Battle East End Blaze

July 19th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

From Doing It Local Firefighters battled a very large fire at the corner of Fifth Street and Stratford Avenue this afternoon. Witnesses tell me there was a loud pop before the fire broke out. Firefighters searched the building twice before the blaze got really big and found everyone got out of the building safely. They […]

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Sale Of Boys & Girls Club, Firefighters Agreement, Capital Improvements On City Council Agenda

April 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment · City Budget, City Council, Education, Firefighters, News and Events

Citation for the UB women’s gymnastics team winning the national championship, sale of the Boys & Girls Club, collective bargaining agreement with the firefighters union, capital improvement projects and five-year capital plan are among the items on the City Council agenda for tonight (Monday) at 7 in City Council Chambers, 45 Lyon Terrace. Full council […]

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Two Dead In Madison Avenue Crash

March 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Cops, Firefighters, News and Events

Video www.doingitlocal.com. From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: A second person has died in connection with a rollover crash on Madison Avenue. The incident happened shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday in the area of Madison Avenue and Queen Street.

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Finch Heralds ‘Success’ In 2013, What Say You?

December 27th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, Development and Zoning, Education, Firefighters, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch on Friday issued a year-ending news release chronicling his administration’s successes in 2013. In a year that produced more taxes, a  highly criticized city response to a crippling snowstorm, a controversial airport-related land deal, the closure of a Downtown market and a North End Staples store, and a whole bunch of Democratic-endorsed […]

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