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Don’t Do This At Home

December 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Firefighters, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch and public safety officials on Wednesday conducted a news conference at Fire Headquarters to highlight safety tips, even simulating the hazards of a Christmas tree fire.

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City Honors Firefighters For Saving Elderly Woman

December 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · City Council, Firefighters, News and Events

From Public Safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer: Mayor Bill Finch and City Council honored three firefighters Monday in City Council Chambers for their heroic rescue of a 93-year-old woman in a Nov. 19, house fire on Bennett Street.

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A Special Ride To School

November 8th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Firefighters, News and Events

From Bill Kaempffer, public safety spokesman: First-grader Liza Powell got a special ride to school this morning – in a Bridgeport Fire Department Fire Engine.

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Central High School To Host Obama For Malloy Rally

October 29th, 2014 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

After a revue of several venues, officials say President Obama will campaign for Governor Dan Malloy on Sunday at approximately 3:30 p.m. at Central High School auditorium. About 1,800 people will be allowed in according to Fire Chief Brian Rooney, a figure determined by the Secret Service.

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Women Dies From Weekend Fire

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).

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Washington Avenue Fire Hospitalizes Four, Child And Mother Critical

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 […]

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Massive Fire Forces Evacuation Of 400, Shoreline Fishing In City Banned

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 […]

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