2 dorm fires at Sacred Heart University tonight

Approximately at 5:45pm Friday evening a power surge caused two dorm fires at Sacred Heart University.   Firefighters were called to the J-Lot area of the Scholars Common to the smell of smoke from and electrical box.   A recall to the fire was called within fifteen minutes but when Assistant Fire Chief George Gamola took command of the scene it was determined that the surges and fires affected another dorm building and the fire apparatus was quickly called back to the scene    Firefighters remained on scene past 8pm.  It is uncertain if weather conditions played a role in the power surges.  Shortly after 8:30pm  Bridgeport Firefighters responded to false alarm at 5242 Building B Residence Hall.

By Stephen Krauchick

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