Bridgeport News: 5 Car Crash With Fire

2023-01-12@11:11pm--#Bridgeport CT-- #ctfire--- Firefighters were called for a multi-car crash on Barnum Avenue near East Avenue. Police were first on the scene and they told the firefighters that two cars were on fire which they quickly extinguished. The occupants of the black sedan facing the wrong way in the video fled the scene. There were no reported injuries. A total of five cars were involved.

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Bridgeport News: Fatal Accident Investigated

#Bridgeport CT-- On January 20, 2023, at approximately 1827 hours the Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center received several calls for a motor vehicle accident with injuries, and parties are now arguing. A female caller stated a female operator involved in the accident is trapped in her vehicle and going into cardiac arrest. A second caller stated the parties are still arguing on the scene. American Medical Response, Bridgeport Fire E3/E4, and the Bridgeport Police were dispatched to the location. Upon arrival, an officer stated, he observed six vehicles with damage. He also observed AMR giving medical assistance to an unresponsive elderly female and two young males from a separate vehicle. The elderly female and the two young males were transported to…

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Bridgeport News: Warrant Arrests

#Bridgeport CT-- On January 19, 2023, at around 10 pm, the Bridgeport Police Department's Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) executed a search warrant at a residence on Shelton Street as part of a narcotics investigation. With the assistance of the Patrol Division, they detained three adults, Colon, Maldonado, and Nieves, and found packaged crack cocaine and money in plain view. They also found a firearm with no valid CT pistol permit in Nieves' possession. TNT entered the main dwelling and detained an adult female, Rodriguez, and a large dog. They also found a door leading to the basement area which was obstructed by furniture and three large bags containing a white powdery substance. They located an adult male, Reyes, and one…

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Owner Katie Vanovitch along with First Selectman Michael Tetreau and Fairfield Chamber Of Commerce President Beverly A. Balaz cut the ribbon to Fairfield's Senior Helpers

Senior Helper Opens In Fairfield

#Fairfield CT-- Tuesday Senior Helpers located at 1700 Post Road in Fairfield held their ribbon cutting at their offices.  Owner Katie Vanovitch said Senior Helpers mission is to allow senior citizens to maintain their independence for as long as possible within their home.  They also provide the family caregiver the relief they need so they can continue with their daily lives.   This was the first ribbon cutting I brought my wife to because she is the primary caregiver to her 88-year-old mother and 94-year-old father and it was an opportunity for her to get some new resources in tending to their needs.   You can reach Katie at Senior Helpers at 203-659-0402 or online at  

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Bridgeport News: Columbus School Evacuated

10:53am–#Bridgeport CT–Just before 11am firefighters were called to Columbus School at 275 George Street for a strange odor in classroom 203. City officials told me six children were taken to Bridgeport Hospital. The children were treated in the hospital but none were admitted. Firefighters were called to the school yesterday as well. Both times firefighters use various meters but no readings were detected. By 12:15 the school was evacuated out of “an abundance of precaution”. The students were bused to Geraldine Johnson School until school dismissal. No word if there will be school at Columbus School at this time. Officials from Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) were on scene after school dismissal to investigate but have not…

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