Flurry of Activity For Fairfield Fire Today

2:05pm--#Fairfield--A flurry of activity kept Fairfield Fire Department very busy. At 67 Kings Highway East there was a report of a structure fire, but there was a language barrier from a third person caller that the house was on fire with a baby with the baby’s grandmother inside. A recall was quickly put in with no structure fire. Fire crews were at the training grounds and were dispatched to this call very quickly. In the mean time, firefighters were also on the scene Hulls Farm Road for a medical emergency, a vehicle lockout a Ralley’s Hot Dogs on Post Road and a car accident with airbag deployment at TD Bank North at Post Road near Ruane Street.

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Wires On The Bus

#Fairfield--1:30pm--The wires on the middle school bus on Pine Tree Avenue fortunately turned out to be telephone phone wires which posed no shock hazard or danger to the bus and it's occupants. Regardless buses entangled in wires cannot assume anything and have to wait for the fire department to give the all clear. They had the bus back on the road within 15 minutes. There were only about a half dozen students on the bus at the time.

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Helping Police Fight Cyber Crimes

John Timperanza discovers how Alan Dressler of Central Computer Forensics Lab is helping police and local law enforcement in investigating computer crimes.  This is in cooperation with the University of Bridgeport. You can contact Alan Dressler at Central Computer Forensics Lab and Facechecks.com at 203-650-3722 or e-mail Alan at alan@facechecks.com

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Circle Diner Fairfield Evacuated

9:25am--#Fairfield--Firefighters were called to the Circle Diner on the Post Road with the report of smoke in the dining room.  When they arrived they found no smoke in the evacuated building but did smell the odor of wood burning in the dining area, the source unknown.  After a thorough investigation firefighters found that a discarded cigarette in the mulch area outside began smoldering the mulch. The smoke  entered the attic area of the restaurant and then into the dining area.    At 11:01am the fire department recalled the alarm of fire.   I called the diner and they told me that after a quick clean up they should be open for the lunch crowd.

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Ooops at TD Bank Fairfield

Apparently this landscaper forgot how big his pickup truck gets when he installs his leaf collector.  It appears he didn't realize his truck was  taller than eight feet nine inches when he drove through the drive-thru.  The accident occurred around 11:15am at the TD Bank at 1643 Post Road.   It appears the truck suffered more damage than the bank....nothing a new sheet of plywood couldn't fix!

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State Lawmaker Wants to Change the Date of Halloween to Ensure it Always Falls on a Saturday

HARTFORD—Everyone knows Halloween in celebrated on Oct. 31 but a state lawmaker wants to tamper with tradition to ensure the holiday is always marked on a weekend. State Rep. Tim Larson is proposing that the legislature designate the last Saturday in October as Halloween. He says it would make the holiday less harried for working parents, safer for trick-or-treaters and boost the economy as well. Read full story.....

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Happenings NOW 10-24 thru 10-29-2011

[SlideDeck id='494' width='100%' height='400px'] 12:38pm--#Bridgeport--Patient on a field trip with Greater Bridgeport Mental Health leaves the group and supposedly went to his father's house on Rocton Ave.. Police EMTs trying to locate the patient, searched house, he was not found. EMTs located him around the block at Rockton Place. 12:46pm--#Bridgeport--A robbery just occurred at 1726 Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport Leaving the scene were 2 Hispanic Males and one white male in the back in a Black 1994 Honda Civic 390YHD which comes back 58 Canfield Drive in Fairfield. A crow bar and a wrench were used in the robbery. Johnson’s Gas is located at1726 Fairfield Avenue. 11:15am--Seymour-- Seymour High School evacuated for a propane leak. The leak was reported in…

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