HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has been notified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that his request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Connecticut in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been approved, unlocking additional federal assistance programs for the state. Today’s approval is for public
#Bridgeport CT– A large number of AMR ambulances assembled near Bass Pro and tagged with FEMA placards I’m told they are heading to News York. It is unknown how this will affect our local area EMS staffing in our area at this time.
Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim announced today that he approved the Emergency Plan with the State of Connecticut Department of Emergency Management to stage Webster Bank Arena as the site for hospital overflow. The activation of this plan will provide hospitals in Connecticut with an Alternate Care Site for patients if there is a surge or
3:51am–#Bridgeport CT– Firefighters were called to 1072 Stratford Avenue for a structure fire. When Ladder 6 arrived they found heavy fire on the left side of the building which quickly engulfed the structure. At 4am a second alarm was transmitted as the fire extended into the third floor and then through the roof. At 4:20am
U.S. Senator Blumenthal (D-Conn.) posted the following Tweet regarding President Trump’s travel advisory for Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey: Erratic. Impulsive. Dangerous. 180 degree flip flop in less than 8 hours. Now no quarantine. Less talk, more action, Mr President. We still lack ventilators, masks, tests, & other medical supplies. This press release
2020-03-28@9:39pm–#Bridgeport CT– Police are investigating a street robbery in the 2800 block of Fairfield Avenue in the Black Rock section of town. A man was jumped by two other males who took his wallet with money. This news report is made possible by:
2020-03-28@5:55pm–#Trumbull CT– Firefighters are extinguishing a fully engulfed dumpster fire at 999 Silver Lane. It was NOT near any structures. This news report is made possible by:
2020-03-28@5:38pm–#Bridgeport CT– Reports of shots fired in the 200 block of Frank Street (near Madison Terrace). So far not one or anything reported hit. The hospitals are checking clear of gunshot victims. This news report is made possible by:
STRATFORD- With the Governor’s executive order issued last night prohibiting groups congregating in numbers larger than five, Mayor Laura R. Hoydick indicated that the Stratford Police Department would be actively patrolling and enforcing the order. “I cannot stress the importance of this enough; social distancing is absolutely essential to slowing the spread of the Coronavirus,” said Mayor
2020-03-28@12:38pm–#Bridgeport CT– An officer was dispatched for a family domestic/fight at Arctic and Brooks Street which quickly turned into a street fight. Within minutes of the officer calling for officer needs assistance the fight was broken up with at least two arrests.