Timeline of events for the Town of Fairfield 00-05:30 12 Alarm responses 05:15 2 transformers blew 05:40 N. Benson & Mill Plain @ Post Rd. closed due to flooded RR viaducts 05:45 2,300 people w/o power 06:15 Roger Ludlow Shelter is currently housing, 70 people & 30 dogs Police headquarters lost power 2
BRIDGEPORT, CT (August 27, 2011) –Following a briefing with City Officials at the Emergency Operations Center on Saturday and upon conferring with State officials, Mayor Bill Finch announced a Mandatory Evacuation for all residents living in low-lying areas as the path as of 4 p.m. EST. “It is of the utmost importance that everyone living
Bridgeport Boaters, boats, boating, Bridgeport Fire Department, Captain Ed McCann, Bridgeport Fire Department,Long Island Sound, hurricane, Hurricane Irene, storm preparations.
State Representative Tony Hwang and Lt James Perez, Fairfield Police Dept, visited Hemlock Hardware in anticipation of Hurricane Irene and sharing prevention strategies and CT State Government Resources. Here are many timely tips you probably never thought of!
This picture of Steve Jobs was taken today — two days after he resigned as the head honcho of Apple. Read more….
Donna sent these photos of Dock Shopping Center in Stratford preparing for Irene’s arrival. They even tied down the picnic table so it won’t become a missile in the expected heavy winds. I have to admit I haven’t seen a business board up for the storm….yet!
At a press conference held on Friday afternoon at the City’s state of the art Emergency Operations Center, Mayor Bill Finch and City officials urged all City residents to remain calm and prepare accordingly as Hurricane Irene bears down on Bridgeport and the rest of Connecticut this weekend. The storm is expected to hit the
The First Selectman Michael Tetreau, is declaring effective immediately, a STATE OF EMERGENCY for the Town of Fairfield. The storm is extremely dangerous and residents need to take it seriously. It is likely to have heavy rains and wind, followed by flooding and prolonged power outages. Preparations should be made and plans implemented by 4
[SlideDeck id=’494′ width=’100%’ height=’400px’] State and LOCAL road conditions are posted in real time on the right side bar. #Bridgpeport–North Bishop and Rosedale calls of fire turn out to be nothing, keeping Bridgeport Fire Department super busy. Twice they had 3 calls at one time. 2:41pm–#Bridgeport–#ctfire–Report of smoke coming from 38 Burnham Street residence.
BRIDGEPORT, CT (August 25, 2011) – City officials are urging residents to begin taking precautions as Hurricane Irene, the first hurricane to threaten the East Coast of the United States in three years, makes its way through the Atlantic currently on course to hit Connecticut and Long Island Sound over the weekend.Mayor Finch urged residents