Another abandonded home fire in Bridgeport

At around 12:30am Tuesday morning, an alert Bridgeport Police Officer on patrol saw smoke coming from 314 Soundview Avenue and sounded the alarm. Firefighters quickly arrived to a smokey boarded up home. There was a fire in the basement that extended into the first floor. They quickly went to work battling the fire. At 12:42 they were still attacking the flames that now threatened the first floor. By 12:50 the bulk of the fire was knocked down and they were checking for hot spots. They took the boards off the windows opened the roof to ventilate the house. The assistant fire chief immediately called in the arson team to investigate. This is the 3rd abandoned home to burn since the weekend.

By Stephen Krauchick

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