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3:11pm–#Norwalk–Plank fire on the southbound side of the train tracks, trains do NOT have to be stopped for the firefighters to extinguish the blaze.

2:42pm–#Norwalk–Fire department on the way for a child locked in a car Panera Bread 596 Westport Ave.

At approximately 12:30pm the West Haven Fire Department responded to a report of smoke on the 1st and 7th floors of the VA Hospital at 950 Campbell Avenue. Units from all three West Haven Fire Companies responded to the fire scene. On arrival command reported smoke conditions on the 1st and then the 7th floor of Building 2. Searching floors 2 thru 6 the firefighters found a cooling unit had overheated and the smoke went through vents to the 7th and 1st floors. A secondary search of Building 2 found the building to be clear of smoke and fire. All fire companies were clear from the hospital by 2pm and there were no injuries reported.

2:00pm–#Fairfield–Woman attacked in front 224Roseville Street. Woman was heard screaming  by many neighbors , she is screaming for someone to get away from her. Police on scene calling for EMTs and fire department, she has a head injury.  EMTs have controlled the bleeding and helped her regain consciousness.    Fairfield Police tell me the incident was a domestic type between two females, they were arrested for Breach of Peace. One was thrown to the ground and sustained a head injury, she was transported to the hospital for treatment.

12:14am–#Milford–United Illuminated reporting 2,808 with out power in town.

11: 42– Ansoinia–Prindle Ave.  and a residence atLopresti Court water in the basement threatening electrical. Nothing yet for low lying areas of Ansonia.

10:59pm–Milford Fire and Police have their hands full with flooding conditions. Fire Dept. on the scene of 221 New Haven Ave. and says most of the buildings in this area should have water coming into the buildings the water is so high. Possible on person trapped in a basement because of flooding at another High Street call.  UPDATE–11:34–#Milford–More flooding calls trickling in…Car stuck in the water with occupants still in the car at Knob Hill Road. Two flooded basements with threatened electrical boxes and gas furnaces- Swanson Drive and Buckingham Ave.

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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