10:58am–#Bridgeport CT #ctfire–City Hall Annex 999 Broad Street a package was dropped off at the Office of Internal Affairs with what appears to be a hand grenade inside.  Firefighters reporting a confirmed explosive found at 999 Broad Street, City Hall Annex in the Office Of Internal Affairs. The building has been evacuated and the area is completely sealed off to traffic.

1:50am–Bridgeport CT–Reported structure fire in the basement at 194 Summerfield Ave. Firefighters on scene reporting heavy smoke coming from the structure.  3 lines in operation, all occupants are out of the building. Fire Marshall called to the scene.


5:16pm–#Bridgeport CT–Firefighters are at the scene of Marina Village with a odor of gas outdoors between buildings 9 and 18.

I met today with Maureen from Lil’ Mo’s Cafe at 2415 Main Street in Stratford. What a great little place right across from the theater (very clean too!). Maureen and her mom 20130226_151958use to run the Bun and Burger on Paradise Green. Maureen prides how fresh her food is like all the meat is from Hilltop Butchers on Huntington Turnpike. I didn’t even know butcher shops exist anymore! I look forward eating there with my family and will be reporting on it when I do.https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lil-Mos-Cafe/134702539906389?fref=ts

3:32pm–#Stratford CT– On the corner of Oakland place and Edgewood Street there is a report of a bus fire at the rear of the bus, bus was occupied, unknown injuries, firefighters on the way.  UPDATE–I was 2 minutes from the call.  When I arrived there was no smoke or fire.  It turned out to be an odor investigation.  The children on the bus firebus were transferred to another bus that was quickly dispatched.

1:42am–#Norwalk CT-Structure fire at 27 Nash Place.  Fire was in the basement and the wood burning stove is suspected.  One person was treated for smoke inhalation on the scene.  Fire marshal called to the scene.

1:27am–Bridgeport CT #ctfire–Wake up East Side! Tonight’s car fire is in front of 165 Alpine Street

12:44am–Fairfield CT–Two arrested for trying to steal baby formula at the CVS on Black Rock Turnpike.

12:35am–Fairfield CT–Police give two infractions for drugs at Loyola Hall Fairfield University after being busted by security.


11:06pm–Bridgeport CT–Car left running at Omar’s Market at 15110 East Main Street. It only takes a second……

10:47pm–Shelton CT –Car accident Route 8 northbound between exits 12-13 with possible injuries.

10:01pm–Fairfield CT– EMS and firefighters were called to a Mellville Drive resident who lacerated his writs on a stuck window.

9ish–Bridgeport CT–Police are investigating a possible carjacking in the 400 block of Wood Avenue.  Police are looking for a blue 2009 Nissan Altima CT plate-695 XWY

8:51pm–Bridgeport CT–A University of Bridgeport student was robbed at the corner of Park Ave. and University Ave.

7:55pm–Bridgeport CT–ctfire—Bystanders and Firefighters pull a woman from the waters at Captain’s Cove on Yacht Street.  Woman was treated for hypothermia

6:51pm–Bridgeport CT–Report of a pedestrian hit by a car at the intersection of East Main and Louisiana Ave.

5:12pm–Norwalk CT–Smoke in the building at Fitness Edge at 542 Westport Ave. Firefighters on the way.

4:59pm–Bridgeport CT–Report of an odor of gas inside Price Rite on 164 Boston Ave. Here come a bunch of fire trucks!

2:57pm–Norwalk CT–Possible structure fire at 35 Glasser Street. Firefighters on the way.

2:14pm–Bridgeport CT–Attempted break in at home in the 700 block Pembroke Street. Man broke in but the alarm system scared him off, the homeowner was home on the 2nd floor and heard him and called police. Keep an eye out if you live in this area.

10:51am–Bridgeport CT–Firefighters on scene at a home on Lakeside Drive with high carbon monoxide readings. The furnace is suspect and has been shut off.

10:49am–Bridgeport CT–Utility worker being threatened because his truck is blocking a homeowners drive. Calls sure are different in in the mornings!

10:12am–Weston–Police are investigating that a city carting truck threw a bottle out the window according to a complainant……….

9:18am–Bridgeport CT–Report of an street robbery at Fairfield Ave. and Iranistan Ave. A man with pantyhose over his face armed with a knife robbed the victim of her phone and wallet.

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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