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6:50pm–#Bridgeport #ctfire Fire department on scene of 115 Livingston Place, light smoke showing. Small fire in the doorway and they are going to work on it. UPDATE–Home owner is being uncooperative and being physically restrained. Police requested.

1:13pm–#Southport–Group of teens set up a table in the middle of the road in front of the Southport Art Gallery on Pequot Road.

11:10pm–Major explosion at ConnEd Plant on the east River Astoria NY.  FBI now rolling in to investigate.  DoingItLocal.com’s follower Kevin Kiekel with the breaking news, updates as we get them.


8:57pm–#Fairfield–Kids on the the roof of The Pantry Restaurant  1580 Post Road and they are setting off fireworks.  What a great idea!

11:49am-#Bridgeport–Fire department./EMTs on the way to Waldorf and Ellsworth for a man who fell out of a tree.

1:18am–United Illuminating reporting 3,462 without power in Bridgeport. We have reports it is in the north end, that a transformer blew on Madison Ave near the Stop and Shop.

#Bridgeport–Car struck a house a 3235 Madison Ave

12:11–#Bridgeport–EMTs on scene at University of Bridgeport’s gymnasium for a “tramatic injury”. Another ambulance has been dispatched for a lift assist. No other details at this time.

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.

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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