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2:00am–Bridgeport–3 arrested after a fight inside a club at the corner of East Main Street and Maple Street.

1:15am–Fairfield–An outdoor smoking receptacle catches outside of house on Orchard Hill Drive, fire extends up the side of the house. Homeowner battles the blaze with a garden hose after calling 911. Fire was out when fire department arrives, fire did not extend behind the siding.

12:57am–#Stratford #ctfire report of a chimney fire on 2065 Cutspring Road. Fire department on the way. Twists and turns inside the chimney’s design gave firefighters a challenge extinguishing the hot embers. Firefighters remained on scene for about two hours.

‎6:18pm–#Fairfield–#Southport–Fire department on scene at the 200 block Harbor Road for a house full of smoke due to the fireplace damper being closed while in operation.

2:10am–Bridgeport–Homeowner holds down burglar at 154 Bond Street on the 1st floor. A Hispanic male wearing a ski mask and and leather jacket was detained by the homeowner and it carried out to the backyard when police arrived and took him into custody.

1:41am–Bridgeport–Report of a living room fire at 1211 Norman Street.

1:05am–Oxford–Report of a motor vehicle fatality on Route 67 near Valley Road and two others transport to Waterbury Hospital with unknown injuries. The fatality was pinned against a building. Police are investigating.

9:15pm–#Stratford–A stabbing just occurred at 49 McGrath Court, victim was stabbed in the abdomen.UpdateHamden Police are at a location in their town in connection with the McGrath Court stabbing.

4:42pm–Fairfield–Petco, in the Whole Food Plaza on Grasemere Ave. reports that items were stolen from their donation bin and they have it on video. This happened around 2:00pm today.

4:37pm–Bridgeport Stratford power outage reported by @GregRizz on our Twitter Feed.

4:36pm–Fairfield–Report of copper piping taken from the basement at a house in the 800 block of Birdseye Street.

4:33pm–Bridgeport–Not our kid! Precious Memories Child Care at 485 Burnsford Avenue reporting to police an adult dropped off a 3 year old but the child isn’t one of their students and the don’t who the child is.

4:28pm–Fairfield–Hit and run accident on Post Road and Fairfield Place, minor injuries reported. Police are looking for a silver older model Forerunner with heavy front end damage.

1:10am–Bridgeport–Police quickly break up a street fight on Pequonnock St and Harral Ave.

12:29am–Milford #cttraffic–State police were in pursuit of vehicle on I-95 near exit 35. Speeds exceeded 100 mph, driver is now in custody.

11:00–Berlin–Police were called to 18 Peck Street for a domestic dispute. When officer entered the residence a man opened fire on officers. Police returned fire critically injuring the shooter. He is hospitalized at Hartford Hospital. No officers were injured. Ct State’s Attorney’s Office were called to the scene. UPDATE Man was shot in the right femur into the left femur and also shot in the right arm.

12:02am—Fire department on scene at Old Black Rock Turnpike and Sasapequan Rd for smoke in the residence. Police responded to an audible alarm and saw smoke or dust on the 2nd floor, can’t confirm. FD investigating.

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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