#Monroe CT– Tonight the Stepney Volunteer Fire Department said goodbye to an old friend, a 1995 Gowans–Knight rescue firetruck that has served Monroe for the last 23 years. The truck will find new action in a volunteer fire department in Pennsylvania. But Stepney volunteers are saying hello to the new Rescue Engine Squad 103.
2:10pm–#Milford CT– Firefighters are battling brush fires in the Wampus Lane area. As of 4:02pm they are still working to contain them. This news report is made possible by:
2:56pm–#cttraffic–#Milford CT– First responders called to I-95 exit 34 off-ramp for a motorcyclist down in the roadway.
8:28pm–Milford CT– Tonight’s 2nd vehicle fire is a van at 470 Bridgeport Avenue. This news report is made possible by :
Bridgeport – Bridgeport Mayor and Democratic candidate for Governor Joe Ganim today urged the General Assembly to pass a “comprehensive, smart approach to legalizing, regulating and taxing recreational marijuana in Connecticut.” Ganim recently submitted testimony to the General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee favoring Senate Bill No. 487 sponsored by Senate President Marty Looney. The bill would allow
12:50pm–#Milford CT– First responders dispatched to East Broadway and Naugatuck Avenue for a boat in distress. This news report is made possible by:
9:11pm–#Milford CT– A generator exploded and caught fire in the backyard on Lori Drive. The generator was a distance from the house and did not damage the home. This is not far from the utility pole accident. This news report is made possible by :
7:55pm–#Milford CT– Tonight’s vehicle fire is in front of 353 North Street. The car hit a utility pole and caught fire. Everyone safely made it out of the car. This news report is made possible by:
9:02pm–#cttraffic–#Milford CT– A crash between a car and tractor-trailer on I-95 northbound at exit 40. The car is on its roof. There is also a propane tank in the back of the car but it is not leaking according to radio reports. Avoid the area if you can.
Connecticut State Troopers warn of “fallen officer’s fund” scam. Often times scams come disguised as charities, and scammers use recent tragedies or incidents to steal money from people. Today the Connecticut State Police was made aware of a telephone scam where the scammer called seeking donations for a “fallen officer’s fund.” We’ve heard of similar