3/20@7:19pm–Bridgeport/Fairfield Police respond to call of an attempted break-in at 47 Pierce St, Fairfield. It is right on the town line so both departments respond. Police take two in custody.

1:09pm–Bridgeport–High voltage fire in the basement of 1087 Broad Street. FD has it under control waiting for UI.

11:10am–Bridgeport–Fire departments raced to Marty’s Brick Oven Pizza at 2916 Fairfield Avenue for a report of a fire. Fire department reports heavy smoke upon arrival. Initial reports indicated there was a person trapped on the third floor. A sweep of the house found no one in the building. Fire department continue to work the scene. Fire department running additional lines to the back of the building. 11:52–UPDATE–Fire Marshall on the scene to begin investigation. 12:02pm–UPDATE–Fire department reports that the fire did extend into the restaurant and they are trying to gain access into the basement.12:07pm–Fire Department calling all fire personnel to evacuate the building fire is out of control.

6:37am–Bridgeport–Multi-family house on 348 Lenox Avenue. Fire swept through this 2 1/2 story wood structure with flames shooting into the morning sky. The fire started on the first floor and within minutes spread to the second floor. The fire department remained on scene until shortly after 11am. The house was a complete loss with the the roof collapsing partially onto a parked car parked on the street. Fire department declares it a complete loss. One firefighter broke a finger battling this blaze, no other injuries reported. Garth Trotto contributed to this story.

2:01am–Bridgeport–Fight of the night at the club Pleasant Moments at Knowlton Street. 2:07am UPDATE–Police are requesting ambulance to William and Harriet Street for injured victim, which is around the corner from the club.

Borders bookstore closing in Fairfield: wtnh.com


11:19am–Stratford–Attempted commercial burglary at 540 Longbrook Street who fled in a black SUV, possibly a Chevy Tahoe or Suburban with CT Plate # 371 GDU, carrying two white males with shaved heads in their 40s-50s approximately 150lbs. They fled southbound onto I-95.

12:54–Bridgeport–Police responded to a fight inside Club Azul on Main Street. Police quickly requested additional units when one of the parties had a gun. Police are now requesting an ambulance to the scene. 1:03am–UPDATE–Scene under control “a couple arrests with a weapon recovery”. ConnPost Report here.

12:19am–Bridgeport–A Garfield resident calls police to report he is missing $2 million.

11:28–Bridgeport–Big fight at Frankie’s Sports Bar on Fairfield Ave….Initially radioed in as Kelly’s Pub. Multiple police cars en route .
11:38–UPDATE–Five arrests, police closing the bar for the night.
Connecticut Post Report click here.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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