From the Associated Press: A Connecticut firefighter says in a federal civil rights lawsuit that she was unfairly disciplined by a city fire department and forced to take unpaid leave because she was pregnant.
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September 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
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September 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Like many of her neighbors along Seaview Avenue, Gladys Fernandez said she had no idea potentially explosive chemicals were stored in the old industrial buildings across the street.
September 17th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Cops, Firefighters
Retired city firefighter Andy Fardy writes if the potential candidates for mayor (crickets) won’t weigh in about public safety, he will. From Fardy: It’s time for the mayoral candidates to step up and address public safety. To date none of the potential candidates have done so.
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September 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch and Fire Chief Rooney released the following statement about the passing of Marisol Estrada, who was critically injured in a fire early Sunday (Click here for more info on the fire: cour.at/1ph8agI).
September 14th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
UPDATE from CT Post here. Video of fire and rescue: A fire inside an apartment building on Washington Avenue early Sunday morning hospitalized four people including a two-year-old who’s listed in critical condition, according to city public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer. Firefighters entered the building to rescue victims with the aid of an aerial ladder […]
September 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Local, state and federal agencies continue to work together to take all steps necessary to protect public health and safety, and natural resources, in the aftermath of a five-alarm fire at 25 Grant Street in Bridgeport, Conn. that started on Thursday night.
September 12th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Public Safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer, Friday afternoon update: After a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter flyover, the state scaled back fishing restrictions after water runoff from a massive fire Thursday left a reddish purple film in the water. Fishing along the Bridgeport shoreline from the Fairfield border to Pleasure Beach remains banned. Recreational and commercial […]