Firefighters were on scene of Stratford Bailing on Garfield Avenue (off Honeyspot Road). Firefighters encountered unusual issues battling the blaze, first with an SUV trying to pass a ladder truck and then with a tractor trailer blocking a fire hydrant on Garfield Ave. that they needed to utilize. Police were called to the scene while all hands worked to extinguish the fire. Special thanks to Stratford CT, Fire Department Local 998 for these photos posted on their Facebook page and letting us share them with you.

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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