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12:27am–Fairfield– Cleaning lady shows up to clean the office building at 69 Sherman Street to find the basement filled with water.  Sounds like dentist Dr. Demartin will be a little down mouth tomorrow, Googlemaps says that is his office.

11:22pm–#Bridgeport–Fire department is on scene at 25 Durango Place for high carbon monoxide levels in the house.  All residents were out of the house when they arrived.  Firefighters received levels of 90ppm (parts per million) in the kitchen, 110 in the basement and 100 in the bedroom.  There are no pilot lights out and the continue investigating with air packs on.

Is there a fire bug in Bridgeport’s East Side?
1:49am–Bridgeport-Fire fighters are on the scene of an abandoned factory at 89 Hastings Street.  The receiving bay is showing heavy fire as well as the roof area.  This site has had numerous fires in the past.  Fire department has already requested an arson team to the scene.  2:05amUPDATE–Additional ladder truck called to the scene.  2:17amUPDATE–Fire department reports bulk of the fire knocked down, looking for additional extensions in the building.  This is Bridgeport’s  third suspicious fire on the  east side in two days.  Earlier Friday firefighters fought a blaze at a foreclosed abandoned home on Arctic Street and again at an abandoned home on Shelton Street.  2:47am UPDATE–Alarm of fire recalled at Hastings Street.

6:56pm–#Fairfield–EMTs on the way to Flip Side Burger 1125 Post Road for a man passed out.

1:48pm–#Bridgeport–Car strikes 28 year old man in wheelchair crossing the street at Main and Hillhouse Avenue.  Victim is being stabilized by the fire department awaiting EMTs arrival.  UPDATE–  Happy to report the victim in the wheelchair is fine, EMTs  treated him, he refused to go to the hospital said he would take himself.   Hero EMTs rewired his wheelchair and got him on his way.   Sounds as if he hit the car, minor damage to both.  His age has now been updated to 46.

 3:17pm– #vibes #dehydratedhippie — Another call for a dehydrated hippie, this time by the arches at the entrances. Please don’t forget to water your hippie!  Third call in one hour.  4th at 3:55pm now.

 Norwalk–Johnson arrested for exposing himself/masturbating in front of Norwalk DCF.  Sometimes the headlines write themselves….Read more….

BRIDGEPORT — Police said a young man was pumping gas at Massey gas station on Hollister Avenue Thursday night when a man approached and shot him dead.  Read more…..

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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