Bridgeport News: Firefighters at Blackham School

2022-05-11@12:34pm–#Bridgeport CT– #ctfire– Firefighters arrived for an alarm at Blackham School on Thorme Street and reported smoke coming from the 2nd floor. Additional personnel were called to the scene. They discovered a trash can on fire and removed it from the school. There was no danger to any of the students.

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Bridgeport News: Structure Fire

2022-05-11@3:04am– #Bridgeport CT– The Bridgeport ECC received a call regarding a fire on Maplewood Avenue. BFD units responded to a structure fire and upon arrival found a commercial business with a residential apartments above. First units reported heavy fire on the second floor. Two burn victim was transported to the hospital, as well as one other with smoke inhalation. A second alarm was called due to the need for additional staffing, The fire extended into the third floor. Fairfield Fire Dept assisted with coverage in the city. The fire was declared under control at 3:45. The fire is currently under investigation with the Fire Marshal’s Office and no injuries occurred to any firefighters.

BridgeportNews: HOMICIDE #7

#Bridgeport CT–On May 9Th, 2022 at approximately 8:30 pm the Bridgeport Police Emergency Operations Center (EOC) received reports of a shooting within the 100 block of Washington Terrace. Upon arrival, patrol officers located a 38-year-old Bridgeport man suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Medics arrived and transported the victim to Bridgeport Hospital where he later died.

Currently, the Detective Bureau’s Homicide & Identification Units are actively investigating and processing the crime scene. They are also in the process of notifying next of kin.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact Detective Martin Heanue at (203) 581-5242 or utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576 -TIPS