Video Report–#Fairfield CT–Around 11pm Thursday night an electrical circuit blew at 61 Twin Lanes Road in Fairfield. The residents did like most of would and reset the circuit. The circuit did reset but something must have malfunctioned when the residents called Fairfield Emergency Communications of a fire in the attic. Ladder was first on scene and reported heavy smoke in the rear of the attic. I arrived as the second fire truck arrived on scene and have some incredible views of the Fairfield Fire Department spring into action. It appears that the firefighters were able to keep the fire contained to the attic. Bridgeport and Westport provided mutual aid to the town. Southport Fire Department lit the scene up like a movie set. All residents evacuated the home without injury. A mother and child from the home were taken by EMS just to keep both warm. Firefighters ventilated the roof and a majority of the firefighter departed the area around 3am. There were no reported injuries to the heros at this time.


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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