Firefighters from all around the Bridgeport area paused to reflect and remember those that passed away this year. This year’s service was held at Assumption Church in Westport.

1:59pm–#Stratford–Fire Department on scene at Klondike Street for a kitchen fire. Fire department reports light smoke coming from the home. UPDATE–Bridgeport and Milford Fire Department providing mutual aid to cover stations while Stratford FD battles a blaze on Klondike Street. UPDATE– Kitchen fire spreads and leaves 7 in the family homeless, Red Cross is assisting them. The mother of the family sent to the hospital with smoke inhalation, expected to be released soon.

A quick knockdown confined the fire to the kitchen and hallway.   Heat and smoke damage throughout the home.   2 fire fighters suffered minor injuries falling through a porch in the rear.

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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