From public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer: Mayor Bill Finch proclaimed April 17, 2015, as Alexander Cody Day in the City of Bridgeport. Alexander called 911 after his mother suffered multiple seizures and provided operators from 911 and AMR with key, potentially life-saving information.
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April 18th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, Firefighters, News and Events
April 10th, 2015 · 11 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From Frank Juliano, CT Post: Former state Sen. Ernie Newtown, twice convicted and facing prison once again, called 911 and fled his Read Street house Friday morning, when he saw smoke coming from the basement.
March 19th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Mayor Bill Finch, community leaders, neighbors, local contractors and businesses rallied to help the Reservoir Community Farm to rebuild after a fire destroyed a community building in the North End.
March 17th, 2015 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events
In an election year, closing in on the deadline to apply for the latest police recruitment class, Mayor Bill Finch was flanked by members of the city’s clergy including Anthony Bennett, Bernadette Maynard-Hickman and Charlie Stallworth (see video), promoting diversity that reflects the makeup of the city. In doing so Finch is reaching out to […]
March 6th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
Wanda Elias has set up a donation page to help victims displaced by a house fire on Hanover Street.
March 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: This morning, a fire was reported at a multi-family house at 100 Lindley Street. The Bridgeport Fire Department has been on the scene–including Deputy Chief Robert Petrucelli and Assistant Chief Michael Caldaroni–and the building has been evacuated.
February 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: This afternoon, a three-alarm fire occurred at 350 Hanover Street. Four structures were involved in the fire, and the building where the flames initiated from had already collapsed once firefighters had arrived on scene.
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December 21st, 2014 · 7 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events
Retired city firefighter Donald Day shares a perspective on leadership differences in the black community past and present. Day served as president of the Firebird Society and fought for racial balance in the Fire Department. With all the press about a vacuum in the black leadership here in Bridgeport, from the NAACP and our black […]