From the University of Bridgeport: The University of Bridgeport is proud to announce that several of its student groups will team up with Bridgeport Firefighters Local 834 to build a playground in memory of student Josephine Grace Gay who was killed last year at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.
Entries Categorized as 'Firefighters'
December 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
November 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · City Politics, Cops, Firefighters
Video courtesy of Doing It Local. News release from Bill Kaempffer, public-safety spokesman: A city man faces motor vehicle charges after crashing his car into a nightclub late Friday. The vehicle crashed through the wall and came to rest near the bar. The vehicle was traveling on Central Avenue, crossed Boston Avenue and crashed into […]
October 15th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: In what is believed to an unprecedented effort to promote fire safety, the Bridgeport Fire Department installed its 40,000th free smoke detector Tuesday on Brooks Street.
September 24th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Cops, Firefighters, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: State Rep. Christina Ayala just has no luck with cars–or boyfriends. Just one month after the Democratic legislator got back her license after pleading no contest to a hit-and-run crash, police said her former boyfriend, who she had previously been charged with assaulting, torched her car.
September 18th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
Bill Kaempffer, the city’s public safety spokesman, shares this feature about city firefighter Sheilyan Vega: Firefighter Sheilyan Vega is the first ever Latina firefighter to place first on a promotional exam and is the first Latina to serve as a pumper engineer in the history of the Bridgeport Fire Department.
September 16th, 2013 · 23 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Bill Kaempffer, Fire Department spokesman: Mayor Bill Finch will swear in 11 new Fire Department lieutenants and pumper engineers on Tuesday (tonight) in Council Chambers.
September 4th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Bill Kaempffer, Fire Department spokesman: Mayor Bill Finch and Fire Chief Brian Rooney dedicated a new 33-foot fire boat that will be a major asset for the Fire Department in protecting city residents, businesses and visitors.