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3:10am–#Bridgeport–Wake up Black Rock! Report of a kitchen fire at 2879 Fairfield Ave. on the second floor. This is near Brewster Street.

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.  6:58–Fire is out, recall alarm of fire.

Bridgeport–Take Back The Night Taken Back–This evening’s Take Back the Neighborhood Walk in Black Rock has been cancelled due to expected inclement weather. The walk will be rescheduled at a later date.

2:23pm–One in custody in Fairfield after a police pursuit by Fairfield PD through Bridgeport (State Street, Fairfield Ave.) then onto I-95.  Driver did slow to 20mph at one point on I-95 on the shoulder then back to 65 mph before getting off Exit 22.  We do not have any details at this time but of course will update as we get them.  UPDATE–  Police tell us the driver who was a woman was being pulled over because the plate was stolen.   She is in custody and police have just started their investigation.

12:45pm–#Fairfield–Fire department and EMTs on the way to “The Ridge” at 80 Stewart Hill Circle, a 22 year old contractor has partially amputated his finger.

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


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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